The 8116 series of Narex chisels are accurately ground, affordable, Cabinetmaker's chisels with fine edges and close tolerance backs.
Narex forge the chisel blades from Chrome Manganese (CrMn) spring steel and isothermally harden it to produce a very even and consistent bainitic structure at RC59 +/-1. In use, Chrome Manganese steel delivers similar performance to carbon steel but is more efficient to produce.
The 8116 cabinetmaker's Narex chisels have shouldered teardrop hornbeam handles. They will withstand taps from a mallet without the surface becoming marred and uncomfortable to use when paring. The handles are lightly stained to protect the timber whilst retaining its natural feel. All chisels in this set are fitted with smaller handles, which our customers have found are more comfortable to use than the larger handles.
This set of six chisels is supplied in a finger jointed stained beech box with brass fittings.
- Handle: Stained hornbeam with brass plated steel ferrules
- Overall length approx 280mm (11in)
- Blade length approx 100mm (4in)
- The set of 6 includes 26, 20, 16, 12, 10 and 6mm chisels
- Supplied in presentation box
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Having search the web for new chisels, I settled on these, and was NOT disappointed. Some were cheaper and probably will do the job, but for tools that give confidence, I recommend these.