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Item 156393

3/16" White Steel Dovetail Chisel - Matsumura

$61.00

Ships on April 28, 2017

Image shows the full chisel as well as an enlargement of the tip / blade. Our Dovetail Chisels are used for working into restricted areas such as chopping dovetails. They have a thin, triangular...

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Image shows the full chisel as well as an enlargement of the tip / blade.

Our Dovetail Chisels are used for working into restricted areas such as chopping dovetails. They have a thin, triangular cross sections which offers minimal resistance in tight cuts. Mr. Matsumura forges these chisels by hand from a combination of "white steel" and wrought iron. He then carefully tempers the blade to Rockwell c64ø to ensure a long lasting, razor sharp edge. The double hooped handles are hand-turned from the finest quality Akagashi (Japanese Red Oak.) Instructions for sharpening are included. Their overall length is 9˝ and their blade length is 2½˝.

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