Marking knives are used to lay out your work, precisely and clearly defining where a cut should be. These marking knives are both elegant and functional. They are hollow ground, so they are easy to sharpen, and they hug the guide. These marking knives are of laminated construction. An extremely hard, high carbon steel cutting edge is forge laminated to a hammer-decorated top piece which is not only elegant, but also gives the tool strength. You will find these tools indispensable in your workshop, and they also make a great gift for any woodworker.