Like any task in woodworking, accurate layout depends on using the right tool at the right time. The lines most critical to tightly mating joinery definitely should be made by a knife edge. But for marks that don’t require hair-splitting precision, a pencil is quicker, easier to handle, and makes for visible lines. In this article Christian Becksvoort explains when to reach for each of these tools. From Fine Woodworking #179
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