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Forum topic by Schoffleine posted 233 days ago 521 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Schoffleine

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233 days ago

I’m currently away from my home but have access to a few woodworking tools here, so decided to make a turntable style chisel rack. Problem is I don’t have any of my chisels here with me but was able to find some in the local hardware store to measure , but they don’t carry Narex so I’m SOL there. And there’s no information about the socket size online (are they standardized?) Was hoping someone could tell me in inches (fraction or decimals, whatever your caliper gives you) what the diameter of the Narex chisel socket is at its thickest and thinnest part. Thanks!


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#1 posted 232 days ago

I am very new to this craft and may be wrong, but I have never seen NAREX socket chisels.

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#2 posted 232 days ago

call woodcrafts main sales number tomorrow and see if they can help you. usually they are really good

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Schoffleine

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#3 posted 232 days ago

I am very new to this craft and may be wrong, but I have never seen NAREX socket chisels.
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Well, maybe they’re not socket chisels, but whatever the conical structure is that the handle seats into. I thought that was called the socket.

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#4 posted 232 days ago

You probably want to know what the ferule diameter is.

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Schoffleine

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#5 posted 232 days ago

Well, whatever the diameter of the thickest and thinnest part of the ‘neck’ in the bottom lateral view of this image is called in technical terms:
http://www.city.sanjo.niigata.jp/common/000017739.gif

Is what I want to know.

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#6 posted 232 days ago

I’ll go measure mine, give me a minute.

Ok, I have 4 of the bevel edged chisels I got from Highland Hardware. The neck part of that tang varies for each size.

6mm (1/4”) – from 1/4” to 1/2”
12mm (1/2”) – from 9/32” to 1/2”
20mm (3/4”) – from 3/8” to 9/16”
26mm (1”) – from 13/32” to 19/32”

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Schoffleine

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#7 posted 232 days ago

Great, thanks! Much appreciated.

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