If you are a beginner, the following links from our beginner site, Common Woodworking, may be useful to you:
- The Woodworker’s Knife – This is a general guide which covers what the tool is and the names of the parts
- Buying a Woodworker’s Knife – This guide recommends what to look for when buying the tool and the best place to buy from
- Using a Woodworker’s Knife – This guide shows you how to use your tool
- Setting Up and Sharpening a Woodworker’s Knife– This guide will show you the basics of setting up for use and how to sharpen
Which layout knife do you use/recommend?
How do you sharpen a knife?