Scratch Awl with plantation-grown rosewood handle, manufactured by Crown Hand Tools, of Sheffield, UK. Scratch awls are used for 'pricking through' holes and other point marking applications. The blade of this tool is approximately 5 inches long and 1/8" diameter, made from high carbon steel, and brought to a single ovoid-conical marking point without facets.
Hand made tools for woodturning, woodworking, saws, woodcarving, and the building trade.
As a family owned company, Crown Hand Tools and their loyal staff have been proudly manufacturing traditional woodworking hand tools for over fifty years.
Handmade to the finest quality, Crown has found the perfect equilibrium between tradition and innovation, making our tools beautiful as well as functional.
Their Master Craftsmen hand forge, temper and grind our tools as our ancestors did, whilst also using modern processes and materials, such as Cryogenics and Powder Metallurgy.
This combination of old and new techniques ensures Crown are giving customers what they consider to be the best quality hand tools available.