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Project by AcesandEights posted 861 days ago 1138 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello fellow Jocks. Thought some of you might like to see my latest awl.
It is made from Cocobolo, (which has been vacuum infused with resin), and Stainless Steel. The ‘spike’ is made of silver steel (drill rod), which has been fully hardened and tempered. It terminates in a very fine point.
Although the spike at first seems very long, I find the tool to be really well balanced (They can be supplied with shorter spikes). I usually use these two handed, with one hand guiding the point whilst the other pushes (much like when seating a chisel in a scribed line).
I hope you like it.

This one is currently ‘doing the rounds’ in the UK as part of a test and review passaround before it goes into production.

Thanks for looking.

Adam.





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Philip

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#1 posted 861 days ago

That is a mighty fine looking awl.

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AcesandEights

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#2 posted 861 days ago

Thanks Philip.

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#3 posted 861 days ago

That’s a dandy awl.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 861 days ago

Awlsome.

-- Dave S., Bellingham, WA

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DanoP

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#5 posted 861 days ago

Wonderful awl Adam. I really like the Cocobolo and stainless. Nice combination.

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BTKS

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#6 posted 860 days ago

An impressive if not intimidating awl! I like it!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#7 posted 860 days ago

Thanks chaps. Glad you like it.

Adam.

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#8 posted 858 days ago

Sweet !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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