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Set of Narex chisels, sharpened and ready to go.

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Project by Rob Drown posted 07-23-2009 05:18 AM 6489 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased a set of Narex chisels and flattend the backs, hollow ground the bevel and then honed the edges. They didn’t come with a box so I built the tray to fit in my tool chest. Sharpening is done. Now back to the work bench. Tomorrow I start on the twin screw vise.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真





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#1 posted 07-23-2009 05:24 AM

Nice looking chisels…and excellent case…very nice

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#2 posted 07-23-2009 05:36 AM

great chisels, I was about the buy this very same set when I saw a deal on craigslist that ended up being my chisels. nice tray!

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#3 posted 07-23-2009 11:34 AM

I bought a set of these and used them to cut the mortises and dovetails on my recently completed workbench. They did a great job. I think you will really like your set too.

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#4 posted 07-23-2009 03:54 PM

looks good

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#5 posted 07-23-2009 04:15 PM

Nice job I favorited it for later.

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#6 posted 07-23-2009 06:06 PM

I bought these chisels after fine woodworking rated them so highly in their review of chisels.They are an excellent chisels for a very modest price. I recently bought a matching mortise chisel that I think you could use to cut mortises in solid ebony. Fine old world (Europe) craftsmanship

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#7 posted 07-24-2009 08:07 AM

These chisels took quite a bit of work and sand paper to get the backs flat. Not out of flat just machining marks The handles a re comfortable. They seam like good chisels at a great price. Figure 4 hrs to sharpen.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#8 posted 07-24-2009 08:25 AM

I think that you better just send those to me, I am afraid that you will cut yourself.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#9 posted 10-21-2009 10:11 AM

This is something I need to purchase for my shop a nice set of chisels. Nice box!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 03-23-2010 01:36 PM

Nice job Rob.

That edge will last a whole lot longer now.

Lee

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#11 posted 09-04-2010 07:29 PM

Those are some nice chisels.

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#12 posted 02-25-2011 05:05 AM

good purchase! I have a set too – NICE! they also make mortise chisels, skew angle chisels and corner chisels. All of them reasonably priced.

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#13 posted 03-11-2011 11:25 AM

I was researching these chisels,Thinking of buying a set .
Looks like I am going with 8 piece set from Lee Valley for $76.00
A place you can buy the Narex chisels in UK , is here—-http://workshopheaven.com/cgi-bin/cp-app.cgi
Narex 8105 Bevel Edged Chisels Boxed Set of 6
Regularly:
£64.00 (incl. VAT)
On Sale:
£57.60 (incl. VAT)

Ran across a couple of videos, Here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TF4CzzQaZDo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBZ8446KqkM
if any one is interested

EJ

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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