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Fujikawa

Fujikawa

Fujikawa were traditional swordsmiths who diversified into making woodworking mortice chisels in the middle of last century. They quickly developed a reputation for making unpretentious tools of exceptional quality that would outperform all others hands down.

By the 1960's they had begun to expand into other species of chisel, using their traditional skills and knowledge to make a carefully selected grade of white paper No.1 steel match or outperform blue steel whilst maintaining its superior fracture resistance.

These tools are a benchmark of quality, once you have used a Fujikawa chisel, nothing else will ever be quite the same again.

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  1. Fujikawa Professional Oire Nomi Japanese Chisels Box Set of 10

    £389.50

    Fujikawa use a specially selected grade of Hitachi White Paper Steel No1 to make the hagane layer that forms the back and the cutting edge. There are three main grades of white steel, No1 having the highest carbon content, and a myriad of sub grades within each. It took 10 years of experimentation to find the perfect grade, but they can now produce blades which have similar hardness and edge retention to blue, but retain the higher fract...

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