Making a Japanese Marking Knife from Damascus Steel

This video shows the making of a Japanese marking knife, a small blade used in carpentry for scribing lines. The blade is made from forge-welded steel.

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marking knife turners like to own great deals of devices. While a lot of professional turners have three or four tools that they utilize at all times, there has the tendency to be great deals of different tools hanging throughout the shop. What surprises many turners is the convenience in making a lot of their very own tools.

Turners currently have a lot of the skills needed to make a great deal of turning tools. They amount to being able to drill an opening, adhesive two things together and also turn a deal with out of timber. Undoubtedly the last recognizes to the majority of timber turners and easily done by the rest. The exploration as well as gluing know in wood as well as relocating the skills to steel is basic. A new skill to learn is touching a screw hole in metal yet actually it is little different than driving a screw into a piece of wood after a pilot opening is drilled. Some devices need a little bit of smithing but these are easily stayed clear of or can be occupied for the large enjoyable of doing so.

The tools for the job are the part of almost every timber turner. An electric drill for piercing holes in marking knife and metal is required and a drill press is a large help. The mill for honing timber transforming tools will be used to form and also develop the new ones. A timber turret is naturally needed to turn a deal with and a hacksaw to cut a steel rod to shaft size. All that is needed brand-new is a faucet as well as owner to tap an opening for a set screw.

Take a hollowing tool. In one end a one and a half inch hole is pierced five sixteenths in diameter. To do this the tap is screwed in a fifty percent turn, backed out a quarter turn, returned a fifty percent turn, backed out a quarter turn and also so on until the opening is touched.

The fundamental metal work is finished so now a twelve inch manage is resorted to fit the turner's hand and a hole one fifty percent inch in diameter as well as two inches deep is drilled in the long run to fit the brand-new shaft. Super adhesive will certainly hold the shaft in position easily or epoxy can be made use of for the even more client.

A 3 sixteenths square reducing bit as utilized by the metal lathe individuals is put into the hole in the end of the shaft and held there by an established screw. The set screw stops the square bit from turning in the round opening. Now|Currently it is sharpened to regarding seventy degrees and slightly rounded and a hollowing device is birthed.

It can swiftly be seen that all timber transforming devices are variants on deal with, shaft as well as reducing idea. With the ease of obtaining great steel consisting of high speed steel reducing bits and the general abilities of wood turners, it can be seen that numerous devices can be conveniently made and modified to match the task at hand.


Timber turners like to possess whole lots of tools. While many specialist turners have three or 4 tools that they use all the time, there often tends to be great deals of various devices hanging all around the shop. What shocks several turners is the ease in making many of their very own devices.

The devices for the work are the part of virtually every timber turner. The mill for sharpening wood transforming devices will be used to shape as well as hone the new ones.
This video shows the making of a Japanese marking knife, a small blade used in carpentry for scribing lines. The blade is made from forge-welded steel.Help us bring more great videos! Support Walter at:http://www.patreon.com/WalterSorrellsMore at: Web: http://www.waltersorrellsblades.comInstagram: walterstactixTwitter: @WalterSorrellsFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/WalterSorrell...Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/WalterSorrellsSee more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw1jlG__Eugmarking knife turners like to own great deals of devices. While a lot of professional turners have three or four tools that they utilize at all times, there has the tendency to be great deals of different tools hanging throughout the shop. What surprises many turners is the convenience in making a lot of their ...