|Forum topic by startingfromscratch||posted 442 days ago||727 views||0 times favorited||10 replies|
442 days ago
Getting into dovetailing and mortise and tenon joinery with hand tools. I got an awesome 1/2” and 3/8” mortising chisel and mallet for Christmas.
With some Christmas money I’m going to pick up the Veritas molded spine dovetail and cross cut saws:
Question is, I need to get a slightly better set of chisels. I can’t afford the super duper ones and I have a handful of old ones that will be my beaters. I have about $100. I was looking at the 4 set of Stanley Sweethearts (http://www.amazon.com/Stanley-16-791-Sweetheart-Series-Socket/dp/B004TK0IG8) but have also looked at sets of four from Two Cherries and Ashley Isles. I’ve tried to shop used or on ebay but haven’t had much luck so I’m looking to buy new.
I’m set up for the scary sharp method and with a mk2 honing guide.
Any thoughts on budget minded bench chisels is appreciated.