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Custom chisel set by Wilco Flier

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Project by WilcoFlier posted 04-04-2018 12:24 PM 2177 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while ago I made this custom set of chisels in my shop for a fellow hand tool lover.

The wood is leadwood, the steel is O1 with brass ferulles. It was a beautifull project to make and I had lots of fun.

-- Wilco Flier http://wilcoflier-toolworks.blogspot.nl/ http://www.wilcoflier.com/





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#1 posted 04-04-2018 12:42 PM

Those look beautiful! I bet they are wonderful to use as well.

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#2 posted 04-04-2018 01:53 PM

Sweet looking set of chisels…

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 04-04-2018 02:13 PM

Your chisels look great. Super job! Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#4 posted 04-04-2018 08:23 PM

This is a nice looking set of chisels.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#5 posted 04-04-2018 08:26 PM

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#6 posted 04-05-2018 12:11 AM

Beautiful – Almost too beautiful for me to be comfortable using them (can you imagine striking those with a wooden mallet or, shudder, a copper one?). Truly spectacular!

-- Todd

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#7 posted 04-05-2018 01:08 AM

fine work

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#8 posted 04-05-2018 01:37 AM

That’s awesome

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

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#9 posted 04-05-2018 05:28 AM

Wow, those chisels are fantastic! Great job.

-- Steve, Minneapolis area

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#10 posted 04-05-2018 02:14 PM

Outstanding! I’ve often thought of using tapered ferrules. They came out as nice as I imagined.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#11 posted 04-06-2018 02:01 AM

Wilco , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 04-06-2018 02:57 AM

Those are the most handsome chisels I’ve ever seen. Amazing job!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#13 posted 09-18-2018 02:55 AM

Gorgeous work!!!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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