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Fully Handcrafted Mortising Chisel

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Project by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 05-05-2013 08:45 PM 1093 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a fully handcrafted mortising chisel. Blacksmithed the chisel portion. It is 7” long and 1/4” wide. Handle is mahogany and finished with tung oil. For full details visit my website here.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 05-05-2013 09:57 PM

Nice work on this manual mortiser. I read your blog, didn’t see any details on hardening & tempering, which I think I could use while making molding plane irons. If you have time, can you fill us in on this?
Thanks

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#2 posted 05-05-2013 11:20 PM

Oldtool- Yes, I’ll do a write up or video on the hardening & tempering.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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Don W

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#3 posted 05-05-2013 11:24 PM

that looks good. Do you plane to make a set?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#4 posted 05-06-2013 01:34 PM

Beautiful and very useful chisel. I think most of here will understand why you made it instead of buying one,
as my great grandaughter would say “I made it and it is mine.” Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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