Bench Chisels

Bench chisels. Set of 6

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This set of bench chisels is hand forged from high carbon 9260 spring steel. After precise and careful hardening tempering and annealing, the edges reach Rockwell 60-61 (HRC). Final sharpening is done on a felt disc using chrome oxide compound to give the tools razor sharp edges. A traditional mixture of beeswax, linseed oil and pine turpentine is used on the steel to provide an anti-rust finish.

The handles are hand lathed Palisander that are tightly fitted into the cone of the socket and glued in with an epoxy glue. Each tool handle is made individually to fit the socket dimensions precisely. The handles have a leather inlay with full grain cow hide leather. The handles are also treated with linseed oil and beeswax. They have handforged rings with a special pin passing through to avoid any moving. 

A special elm box for this set of bench chisels is included. It has leather holsters and leather strap closing.

Overall length - 305mm
Handle length - 135mm
Socket length - 70mm
Blade width - 6mm (0.24"), 9mm (0.35"), 12mm (0.47"), 18mm (0.71"), 24mm (0.94"), 30mm (1.18")
Blade length - 100mm
Blade thickness - 5mm - 8mm (from the thinnest to thickest point)
Overall weight - 200g, 210g, 220g, 245g, 255g, 285g


Code: BC1

$1400 / £1176 / €1330

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Bench Chisels