The Anarchist’s Editor’s Gift Guide, Item 4: Veritas Striking Knife




marking knife
The
Veritas Workshop Striking Knife
(I simply name it a “marking
knife” or “knife”) is my new Fridge Tremendous Magnet. Huh?

Effectively, on the uncommon instances I really keep in mind to put my orders
throughout considered one of Lee Valley’s free transport occasions (as an alternative of
what normally finally ends up being two days earlier than or after mentioned
occasions), with a purpose to attain the spend threshold to qualify for
the free transport, I inevitably have so as to add an merchandise. That merchandise
was the
Fridge Super Magnet
(these unhealthy boys can maintain many sheets of
paper…such because the coupons I persist with the facet of my
fridge then overlook to make use of).

However after I attempted the well-priced marking knife, I made a decision I
had sufficient magnets. And you may by no means have too many marking
knives – a minimum of not while you mortgage them out as a lot as I do,
anyway.

This spear-point knife (you may
read more about the form here
) has an A2 blade with a 55°
included angle, and a pointy 25° edge that leaves a pleasant, crisp
line.

Do I choose a wood-handled knife? Yep – however you’re not going to
discover that for $12.50.

I at all times hold at
least considered one of these in my instrument chest and some at my desk. That
manner, when somebody must borrow a knife, I’ve one handy
him or her that’s fairly good, but additionally one I gained’t cry over if
it, say, makes its manner into not my instrument chest.

— Megan
Fitzpatrick


blue spruce marking knife
P.S. Had the

Veritas Workshop Striking Knife
been obtainable once I first
started woodworking, it’s doable I might by no means have purchased the
cocobolo-handled small marking knife from
Blue Spruce Toolworks
. However I did, and I like it a lot
that I lately purchased one other from Dave Jeske (it has a
interchangeable blades in order that’s the justification – however
actually, I couldn’t resist the mixture of blue and silver).


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