Scriber

Published: August 18th, 2015     
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Scribe
Reviewed by: 
Robert Benson, IPMS# 44038
Company: UMM-USA
Price: $16.05
Product / Stock #: SCR-02

Thank you to Unique Master Models (UMM) for generously providing an excellent tool for "field testing."  Thank you as well to the IPMS Reviewer Corps for letting me be an evaluator. 

The tool is small, has a nice weight or heft in the hand, and does not flex easily.  The scriber is strongly attracted to a magnet, but is not magnetic itself.  The surface is highly polished.  The longer deburring edge and the shorter scriber edge are sharp enough to start scribing right out of the cellophane package.  The cutting edges should be easily honed as needed.  The smooth sides moved easily along my steel straight edge.  I pushed the limits a bit and found there was no flex in the tool that affected the "groove."  The primary tool design is for scribing lines in plastic, but I expect to discover other uses when the tool is in hand.  Further, the tool has that somewhat undefinable sense of "feeling right."  

I did not try the scriber on anything beyond plastic, but I expect that the tool will work well on fine-grained hardwoods, such as basswood, holly, or maple.  Simulating ship deck planks may be a great use for the scriber.   

I recommend this well-designed scriber.  There are many possible uses.  

Thank you again to UMM and the IMPS Reviewer Corps!  

  • Deburring
    Deburring
  • Size
    Size
  • Freehand
    Freehand
  • Line weight pressure
    Line weight pressure
  • Line weights
    Line weights

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