Easy to use large awl wooden handle to drill holes through the book tray and layers of paper as well as for use in sewing, beads and other craft projects. Accurate hardened steel points maintain sharpness. Press the quail with a small hammer to penetrate the heavier materials. This type of towing is used in my binding workshops see the last photo showing one of my students learning Coptic technique.The full length is about 6.25 inches / 16 centimetres. Handle is 3.5 inches / 9 centimetres long.