A soto-maru chisel has a convex blade designed for carving and smoothing curves such as inside of a barrel.
Fujihiro brand chisels are hand forged by Chutaro Imai, a blacksmith who has been making chisels almost 50 years and is located in Sanjo City, Niigata prefecture.
Overall length: 8.6"
Handle length: 4.5"
Length of neck to blade edge: 4.1"
Type of steel: White steel laminated to soft iron
Handle wood: Red oak
Demand sometimes exceeds available stock. And being high quality handmade tools, there is always a possibility that the chisel is on backorder. You will be informed accordingly.