This item is great for scribing, perforating, punching and aligning holes. The Hardwood Handle Scratch Awl is highlighted by a 3-3/4” exposed blade and a fluted handle. The alloy steel blade runs through the length of the handle and is also securely fastened to the steel ferrule. As a result, the Scratch Awl can withstand heavy pressure and tough workloads. Hardwood Handle Scratch Awl Features: 3-3/4” exposed blade runs through handle and is attached to ferrule. Fluted hardwood handle. Plated steel ferrule.