The Two Cherries 500-1561 Chisel Set is made of the highest quality German steel. Carefully made, polished all-around. One of the finest tools made in the world! Ten to fourteen inches in overall length. Carefully forged blades are skillfully heat treated in an immersion bath method to achieve a Rockwell hardness of 61°C.
This means that sharpening the chisels may take a few extra minutes, but they hold an edge significantly longer than almost any other chisel. After heat treating, blades are polished to a rich finish that makes them a joy to use. Fitting appropriate handles is the final step in producing these highest quality German chisels. Set in a fitted wooden box that keeps your chisels protected in storage and ready to use.
Made in Remscheid, Germany for over 150 years, Two Cherries chisels will last a lifetime.
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Kit Includes 6 wooden handled chisels: 6, 10, 12, 16, 20, and 26mm
Robert Larson Co
how do you sharpen these chisels?
Norton water stones with a guide is what I use. Then polish it with some polishing powder ground into some hard leather.
There are a number of different methods for sharpening chisels. Almost all can be found with a web search. Here are some general rules for sharpening.1. You can use oil stones, water stones, diamond stones or a piece of plate glass with different grits of sandpaper adhered to it. The common theme here is a flat surface with an abrasive grit.2. Start with coarse grit first and work through the finer grits. With sandpaper grits, start with about 200 and work up to 1200 at a minimum. Stone grits are not uniform (a 1000 grit stone from company A may be different from a 1000 grit stone from company B).3. Flatten the back first to as close a mirror finish as you can. You only need to do this once.4. When sharpening the tip, as an amateur, use a sharpening guide. There are many types available. Pros may not use a guide and have an excellent feel to do it freehand. I have different guides for different chisels.Do a web search for "sharpening showdown" and you should get a hit for wood magazine. Download the PDF.Good Luck!
With a honing guide and DMT diamond whetstones. Instructional videos on YouTube help a lot.
I use a Veritas sharpening jig. I have three Japanese Water stones. 1200, 4000 and 6000 grits. Follow the Veritas instructions. It takes a little practice but works.
very nice set of chisels
These are high quality chisels. well balanced, polished and sharp. very minimal honing needed. could use right out of the beautiful box they came in. Highly recommend.
Bay City, MI
Purchased as a gift for another
No comment as I did not use them (given as gift).
North East, PA
Great Christmas Gift
I have a set of the Two Cherries Chisels that my son has admired, so I bought him this set for Christmas. I am sure he will enjoy them for a long time.
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A chisel is an all around tool used for many applications when working with wood.
Very nice woodworking tools
Great Service Great Product!
A very nice starter edge. Great construction and design...will be used solely for fine work.
I use these chisels for high end guitar and ukulele building. They are an excellent product and very well priced compared to similar chisels. Sharpen nicely.
Beau Hannam Guitars
Grand Junction, Colorado
Product meets expectations
Nice selection of blade widths to match work, well made tool.
Really nice set of chisels
Good quality chisels are a pleasure to use. These chisels really hold an edge. Try the Two Cherries- you will like them.