TYPES AND USES
The saddlers sewing and stitching awl has a round
wooden handle and interchangeable blades. The awl is
used to punch holes in leather and as an aid during
sewing. Cover points when not in use.
The scratch awl has a fixed tapered blade and a wooden
handle. It is used to scribe marks or as a center punch on
soft wood and plastics. Cover points when not in use.
USING A SCRATCH AWL
Place material to be scribed on a flat surface. Place
a ruler or straight edge on guide marks. You will
already have measured and marked where you
want to scribe.
AWLS ARE VERY SHARP AND MUST
BE USED WITH EXTREME CAUTION
Hold straight edge firmly. Hold the awl like a pencil
and scribe a line along the straight edge.
Remove the protective cover (1).
Replace protective cover (1).
CARE OF AWLS
Keep points covered when not in use and stow awls
in racks or in tool boxes.
Lightly oil metal parts before storing.
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