Awl

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Awl

Postby Sorrel » Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:41 pm

I received this awl yesterday and it's going straight in my kit! Previously I just had a bookbinder's awl shoved in a cork, but I really think they are essential. I debated bringing anything but a pocket sewing kit when I went for a three day camp at the end of last October l, but if I had and if I hadn't had my awl to go with the sinew in that sewing kit I'd have been without footwear in near-freezing, soaking wet, drizzling and muddy conditions. So now I always will if I'm going overnight for sure.

The handle is beech, and it's stored in a hollowed out maple shoot, glued in with pitch it looks like.

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Re: Awl

Postby Cimrandir » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:18 am

Awesome! That looks very useful. Where did you find it?
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Re: Awl

Postby Greg » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:40 am

Looks like a fantastic little tool!
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Re: Awl

Postby Iodo » Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:57 pm

Nice, I see it has a flat on the side to stop it rolling of the bench, a very useful feature :P
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Re: Awl

Postby Sorrel » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:25 pm

And to keep it flatter wherever it's packed!

I got mine as part of a Patreon reward thing, I don't think they're publically available unfortunately
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Re: Awl

Postby Cimrandir » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:32 am

Sorrel wrote:And to keep it flatter wherever it's packed!

I got mine as part of a Patreon reward thing, I don't think they're publically available unfortunately


Wow! That's a pretty cool reward! Is it a leather-worker's Patreon?

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