Etching/Drypoint Needles and Scribes

Capable of producing extremely sensitive lines, these etching needles and scribes taper to fine points and are intended for use on grounded plates. They can be resharpened.

Carbide Point Scribe — The perfect tool for drypoint, this metal-handled, carbide point scribe measures 6" (152 mm) long and can be resharpened.

Diamond Point Scribe — The perfect tool for drypoint. The high-quality industrial diamond tipped scribe produces fine lines on zinc or copper and can also etch glass. This pencil-style tool has a tempered steel tip with a diamond point attached to a wood handle.

Double Point Scribe — This cork handled etching needle has a traditional, double-edged steel tip and a comfortable grip. This handle is ideal for both beginning artists and seniors who have trouble grasping the traditional thin etching needle.

Twisted Etching Needle — a crossover hit in the world of modeling, moldmaking, and sgrafitto. Solid steel, 7" (178 mm) long. Tapered point on both ends.

Carbide Point Scribe
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Carbide Point Scribe
Diamond Point Scribe
Double Point Scribe
Twisted Etching Needle

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