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Forum topic by Tedstor posted 04-18-2011 03:19 PM 1652 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Tedstor

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04-18-2011 03:19 PM

Is a 1/4, 5/16, 3/8 set of mortise chisels adequete for most situations? Is it at least a good start?
I have a set of Narex bevel chisels that I really like. I might supplement my arsenel with the Narex mortise chisels.


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#1 posted 04-18-2011 05:09 PM

Throw in a 1/2” just for giggles.
Bill

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#2 posted 04-18-2011 06:05 PM

Agree with Bill. The 1/2” size is most useful.

Do learn how to chop mortises by hand. It’s fun (for a bit) and
a good workout.

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