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Fujihiro Mortise Chisels 3/16″ – 4.5mm


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Fujihiro Mortise Chisels 3/16″ – 4.5mm


 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. Hollow on the back of the blade is single. A Mortise chisels is designed specifically for deep mortise work in carpentry and heavy cabinet work. It is made with a square section and a thick, robust blade to be able to cut out mortises and joints in joinery work. This white steel blade is then laminated to wrought iron, and heat tempered to Rockwell c64-65 to ensure a tough and lasting edge. Finally, the handle is turned from  Japanese Red oak and fitted with hand hammered hoop. (Photo shows a 1/4″)

Maintaining the chisels is a must. I recommend applying Camellia oil prior to storing in the canvas or leather chisel holder which are available for purchase separately.

Overall length: 10.5″

Handle length: 5.25″

Length of neck to blade edge: 5.25″

Type of steel: White steel laminated to soft iron

Handle wood: Red oak

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SKU: HW01.002.2 Category: .


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