Rob Cosman's Dovetail Marking Knife Plus Regular Saw Tooth Blade
For over thirty years one of my most trusted dovetail tools has been my old red marking knife. Taking the best of my old marking knife and adding some improvements, we have created the best knife for transferring tails to your pin board. I think you will find this knife to be your missing link for transferring your tails to the pin board and cutting perfectly mating pins.
The knife body is made of metal and is surprisingly hefty.
Two piece body with space to store a second blade.
The rectangular handle will register in your hand to help you “feel” the blade's position.
Comes with our Making Knife Blade and my Regular Saw Tooth Blade.
.Replacement blades available.
Marking Knife Blade:
This straight blade is designed for tracing tails onto the pin-board using traditional marking techniques.
Radius tip “track’s” in the end grain.
Wide at the blade tip for better registration against the tail.
Regular Saw-Tooth Blade:
Designed specifically for use with my dovetail transfer technique.
Made of the same blade material as my regular Dovetail Saw, .024 inch thick kerf.
- Regular Saw Tooth Blade has 22 TPI so it fits into the kerf easily.
Allows you to "saw" a starting kerf in the pin-board.
Dovetails by Hand
This is a great tool for laying out dovetails. Very ingenious. I had to refine the blade some on my Tormek to fit the kerf of my Lie-Nielsen dovetail saw but now all is well.
works extremely well. If you've watch the Rob Cosman dovetail method on YouTube and thought it can't be that good; well it is.
Great, especially for smaller projects.
So far, so good. Feels way better in the hand than the marking knife I use(d). The ability to change blades & can gainfully mark the start of the saw cut is such a smart feature. Great tool.
I really enjoy using this tool as it does exactly what it’s advertised to do. My only criticism is that it was very tricky to assemble it as the blade just didn’t want to seat itself properly but I was able to do so eventually. I’d also recommend that you supply it with a few extra saw blades even if it means adding a few dollars extra to the price.
Dovetail Marking Knife
The dovetail aspect of the marking works as advertised and as expected. Rob Cosman creates good products. I’m very satisfied.