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Project by Dan Krager posted 06-21-2015 10:39 PM 2191 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned the handles for these chisels to match my carving tools from from beetle kill ash from my property. This is a second set of chisels to be kept sharp at 25° or a little less. The “beater” set is Stanley 60s sharpened at 30°. This was a logical thing to do to have a place to keep them. All wood is from local Illinois trees.
DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com If you take something apart and put it back together enough times, eventually you will have two of them.





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#1 posted 06-21-2015 11:18 PM

Looks great. Nice to have them organized and in a nice case like that.

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#2 posted 06-22-2015 12:06 AM

Looks great Dan. Very impressive that you carved that weave pattern.

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#3 posted 06-22-2015 12:32 AM

Great job making me jealous

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#4 posted 06-22-2015 12:40 AM

Mighty fine!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#5 posted 06-22-2015 01:09 AM

A nice home for your chisels.

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#6 posted 06-22-2015 01:51 AM

Wow, nice detail Dan! I’m still not there yet.

-- Jhopewell, New Hampshire, www.hopewellwoodwork.com

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#7 posted 06-22-2015 01:52 AM

Beautiful case, Dan and great job on the handles, too.

-- Pay heed all who enter: Beware of "the Phog" Rock Chalk, Jayhawk

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#8 posted 06-22-2015 02:10 AM

Your picture doesn’t do the work justice. Nice weave, wish I could see more of the weave, and inside the box.

-- Jeff NJ

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#9 posted 06-22-2015 03:02 AM

Very nice work there Dan. I like the handles, they must feel great in hand.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#10 posted 06-22-2015 03:44 AM

I think you should be proud like a father of his children Dan .
That is one elegant chisel set and box .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 06-22-2015 03:48 AM

Woodchucker, over on “Can we talk chisels” is a better picture in post #2122.
DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com If you take something apart and put it back together enough times, eventually you will have two of them.

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#12 posted 06-22-2015 10:12 AM

Very nice.

-- Don K, (Houghton, Michigan)

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#13 posted 06-22-2015 10:25 AM

Beautiful work, Dan, and congrats on Top 3!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#14 posted 06-22-2015 11:18 AM

... WOW …

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#15 posted 06-22-2015 11:38 AM

Great work, Dan!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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