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Japanese Oire Nomi Butt Chisel - 42mm

Product Code: C-5242

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  • Edge hardened to over HRC 65
  • 57mm to 62mm (2-1/4" to 2-1/2") blade
  • Longer shoulders and tangs
  • Red oak handles with steel hoops
  • Length approximately 230mm(9")

The ideal carpentry chisel - with its short handle and shaft its easy to store and set in place when hanging doors, trimming edges, etc. Japanese oak handle.  Japanese chisels or nomi as they are traditionally called. Japanese chisels are laminated with hardened steel at the face edge, and softer metal at the back to absorb shock and support the harder face.  The chisels are hollow ground on their back to reduce the surface area to be flattened. For a truely sharp edge it is essential that the back is perfectly flat.

The overall length is approximately 230mm(9"). 

These Fujikawa 'Oukyo' Atsu-Nomi Chisels feature a cutting edge of hard 'Yellow' high carbon steel, laminated into a softer steel main body, Red Oak handle and steel hoop.

Fujikawa chisel factory was founded 90 years ago and is located in Miki city, the mecca of Japanese woodworking hand tools. Mr. Kyozo Fujikawa is the 2rd generation and is proud of his skills of making his unique Kihada patterned chisels as well as regular chisels. Now, the 2nd, and 3th generation (Ricardo Fujikawa) are working together.

Brand Japanese Tools