- a tool for scribing wood or the like.
Origin of scriber
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Chewing the scriber and needling his brain, he slowly built up a list of other possibilities.Deathworld
A scriber is a piece of steel wire having a hardened sharp point wherewith to draw lines.
A knurled locking nut is also provided for holding the scriber in any fixed position.
On the scriber is placed the zero mark which shows at a glance the measurement that is being taken.
Lay out the form with a sharp steel point or scriber, saw as close to lines as possible, and with a fine file finish to line.Carpentry and Woodwork
Edwin W. Foster
- a pointed steel tool used to score materials as a guide to cutting, etcAlso called: scribe
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