- Q & A: Marking Knife Cuts Wrong Board
- Tool Test: Marking Knives
Marking knives are simple tools, but crucial to fine craftsmanship. A good one will cut wood fibers cleanly, leaving a crisp line that's deep enough to anchor a ...
- Video: Tool Review Video: Marking Knives
What's behind the FWW tests, plus the editor's top picks
- What's the Difference: Pin Gauges vs. Slicing Gauges
A closer look at these marking tools for scribe lines
- Great Gifts for Woodworkers
Editors share gift ideas and items on their wish list from cool power tools to basic hand tools you shouldn’t live without
- Video: Sharpen a Marking Gauge Cutter
Improve a pin-style marking gauge to mark clean lines across grain
- 11 Essential Measuring and Marking Tools
Careful layout is crucial to a woodworking project. Measure or mark a part inaccurately and it almost certainly will cause problems. With that in mind, Chris Gochnour ...
- Video: Modify Your Marking Gauge
Pin-style marking gauges have a single cutter that will work better with a couple of quick fixes
- All About Marking Tools
- Choosing Marking Tools
Marking gauges employ knives and wheels, and each desigh has its advantages. Mortise gauges employ two cutters for parallel lines. This objective overview shows ...
- Accurate Joinery Starts With a Marking Knife
Whether you’re cutting with machines or by hand, working to a single clean line is essential. Mario Rodriguez works to a reliable scribed line, so it will withstand ...
- Essential Tools
Michael Dunbar explains what tools a novice woodworker should purchase first and how to evaluate them. If he had it to do over again, he’d start off by getting ...
- A Basic Layout Kit
A good try square, a ruler, and a marking knife are the fundamental layout tools that few serious woodworkers can get along without, writes Horst J. Meister. Add ...
- Marking Out
Frank Klausz explains how to use, and why to use, a marking gauge. It’s the fastest and most accurate way he knows to lay out lines for cutting joints and to mark ...
- Cutting Gauge
Unlike the ordinary marking gauge, whose steel scribing pin is designed to mark along the grain, the cutting gauge is equipped with a cutting spur, which should ...