These chisels are made by a small tool manufacturer in the Czech Republic and are of exceptional quality. The blades are made from fine-grained, nicely tempered chrome-manganese steel and hardened to Rc 59. The blades take and hold a very good edge. The blades are correctly ground and have a slimmer cross section that woodworkers prefer. As with any edge tool, they will need sharpening before use. These chisels are a very good value in a good quality tool. It is a Premium 4 piece set contains the following sizes: 6 mm (1/4″), 12 mm (1/2″), 20 mm (13/16″) and 26 mm (1 1/32″). They’re ground at a 25 degree bevel. Blades are 4 5/8″ to 5 1/2″ long. Handles are stained Hornbeam and 5 1/2″ long. Overall sizes range in length from 9 7/8″ to 11″. Blades have well-seated heavy steel tangs and handles a brass ferrules to resist vigorous mallet work. They come in a retail box. In the August 2008 issue of Fine Woodworking Magazine, the Narex chisels earned Creator’s Choice for “Best Value” in the western style bench chisel category. FWW thought to be various criteria when determining the top performing chisels, including dovetailing, paring, chopping, durability tests, out of the box condition, tool ergonomics and edge retention properties.
Made by a small tool manufacturer in the Czech Republic
Blades are made from fine-grained, nicely tempered chrome-manganese steel and hardened to Rc 59
Blade sizes are 6 mm (1/4″), 12 mm (1/2″), 20 mm (13/16″) and 26 mm (1 1/32″
Bevel ground at a 25 degree bevel.
In 2008 FWW earned Creator’s Choice for “Best Value” in the western style bench chisel category
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