Scriber

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Scriber

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Synonyms: DE: Reißnadel, Anreißnadel
Type: marking tool
Material: metal
Location: Wood Workshop (above drilling table)
Access Requirements: read this page
Similar (More or Less): scratching awl, scribing compass


A scriber is a sharp steel pin used to scratch lines and other fine markings into metal. If you just want to mark a spot, use a center punch for best results.

Please do not abuse this tool trying to put visible scratches into wood or stone but use a more appropriately sized scratching awl.

the angled tip is pretty useful for pushing scraps out of laser cut holes