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Posted on Thoughts on the Narex mortise chisels?

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David Craig

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#1 posted 10-27-2012 04:32 AM

When I bought my mortising chisels, they were ground at the factory at 25 degrees. I reground them to 30 with a 35 degree microbevel. Opinions vary considerably on mortising angles but I read that a higher bevel seems to offer some benefit for harder woods.

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