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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Metal Working.

Drilling a hole in metal where you want it is much easier when you center punch the spot first.  Let's build one!  This requires harder steel and likely some heat treating so that it holds a point.

Here is a guy making one by grinding and using a lathe:

And here is a guy forging one:

To document your completion of the BB, provide the photos or video (<2 min) of the following:
 - The supplies you're starting with
 - Partway through the build
 - The finished punch
 - Ten solid punch marks in mild steel and a closeup of the punch showing it's still sharp
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