Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Don't know, but...
Response To:
scratch awl from scratch ()

John in NM
I routinely use copper pipe as a ferrule, works really well.

I once used a brass compression cap, but I doubt it works as well as snug fitting pipe. You could do the same with a brass nipple, cut off the threaded ends and you have ferrule stock for several handles.

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