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Forum topic by mcase posted 614 days ago 1098 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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mcase

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614 days ago

Two sets of quality chisels:
1. Two Cherries bench chisels: A complete set of seven German-made Two Cherries bench chisels , 4ml, 9ml, 10ml, 12ml, 20ml, 24ml, 30ml. These are first quality chisels made in Remscheid, Germany. Solid hornbeam handles with steel hoops. Excellent condition. All chisels have been expertly hollow ground on a large radius water wheel to ensure no loss of temper. The backs are polished dead flat and the bevels are set to 30 degrees and the edges honed to 6000. They are razor sharp, perfectly clean, and ready to work. $100.00 – plus shipping

2. Robert Sorby mortising chisels: A set of three British-made Robert Sorby Mortising chisels ½’, ¾”, 1”. These are topnotch chisels made in Sheffield England. They are heavy-duty robust mortisers with solid ash handles, leather shock pad and double steel hoops. Excellent condition. All chisels have been expertly hollow ground on a large radius water wheel to ensure no loss of temper. The backs are polished dead flat and the bevels are set to 30 degrees and the edges honed to 6000. They are razor sharp, perfectly clean, and ready to work. $75.00—plus shipping

3. 150.00 – plus shipping takes both sets


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bladedust

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#1 posted 614 days ago

Where are you located?

-- ok, is it cut once measure twice, cut twice measure once???? I know....I'll just keep cutting until it's long enough.

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#2 posted 614 days ago

im interested where are you?

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#3 posted 613 days ago

I’ll take both, please.

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MTMan2

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#4 posted 613 days ago

Unless one set is already spoken for.

-- - The most recognized name in all of recorded history was worn by a woodworker.

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mcase

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#5 posted 613 days ago

I’m in Watertown, MA. Shiping looks like $15.00 to 20.00 according to the guy I spoke to at UPS

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russde

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#6 posted 611 days ago

If they are still available, I’m local and interested in both.
thanks,
Russel

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toddbeaulieu

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#7 posted 610 days ago

Oh my. I just happened to stumble across this. Very strange.

I bought these sets from Michael yesterday folks. My first quality chisels. Very happy. Nice guy. Still haven’t told the Wife.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 610 days ago

It is strange, I bought ‘em too ;-(

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#9 posted 610 days ago

You guys will have to let us know how it all works out.

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#10 posted 610 days ago

Seller changed his mind about selling bench chisels alone and did not respond to further communication.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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toddbeaulieu

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#11 posted 610 days ago

Oops. I had no idea there was controversy here. I saw the ad on CL and offered to buy them. Tonight, I was randomly browsing the LJ FS and saw the ad. I apologize for any ill feelings of confusion. Especially to TopamaxSurviror, who appears to be holding a serious firearm.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#12 posted 610 days ago

I would not say serious. The post said it was “strange.” I just said, yes, it is “strange.” That is my #7 jointer ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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toddbeaulieu

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#13 posted 609 days ago

Ha! All this time I thought it was a gun of some sort. Too funny.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#14 posted 609 days ago

NO, No, no; its a #7 salute to LJ ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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