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Rob Cosman's IBC 17-Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch

Rob Cosman's IBC 17 Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch
  • Rob Cosman's IBC 17 Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch
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  • Rob Cosman's IBC 17 Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch
  • Rob Cosman's IBC 17 Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch
  • Rob Cosman's IBC 17 Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch
  • Rob Cosman's IBC 17 Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch
  • Rob Cosman's IBC 17 Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch
  • 17 degree chisel in use
  • 17 degree chisel in use
  • 17 degree chisel in use

Rob Cosman's IBC 17-Degree Chisel: 1/4 inch

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If you have ever chopped out waste in softer woods (Pine, Cedar, Aspen, Poplar, etc) then you have felt the frustration of the wood fibers collapsing and tearing out in big chunks with typical bench chisels ground at 25-30 degrees.  I fixed this problem by grinding a more acute bevel on an IBC chisel specifically for chopping out waste in softer woods.

  • Chop waste in soft woods without chunks tearing out.

  • 17 degree primary bevel cleanly slices through soft wood fibers.

  • Available in custom turned cherry handle.

Product Details:

  • Size:  Bench chisel handle length: approximately 3.9 inches. Bench chisel total length: approximately 9 inches. Bench chisel blade length, including the tang is approximately 6 inches. Blade width: 1/4 inch. 
  • Handle: Cherry handle is turned precisely on a lathe so it fits nicely to the ferrule and the end cap and have a butter smooth surface.  Shaped for a comfortable grip in the hand, they are finished with three coats of oil.

  • Steel:  Made from AISI High Vanadium A2 tool which holds an edge beautifuy.  Fully stress relieved, triple tempered, cryogenically treated and hardened to 60-62 HRC.  Primary bevel is ground to 17°. 

  • Flat Back.  Each chisel is tested on a granite reference surface to ensure the back is flat to within .0005 of an inch.

  • Design: The blade tang extends through a hardened steel ferrule and into a threaded hardened steel core that is inserted through the center of the wood handle and is securely attached to an aluminum striking cap.  This design allows you to easily replace the standard cherry handle with your own custom turned wood handle. 

  • Made in Canada

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NL
02/11/2022
Norman L.
United States United States

17* as advertised ..

Tested on soft wood… great with a gentle hand..

JK
02/01/2021
John K.
United States United States

Chisel review

Wonderful chisel with a great edge

GP
09/26/2020
Garry P.
Australia Australia

Pine Dovetails

I found the chisels to do what you said and the investment was well worth it.

JJ
09/26/2020
joseph j.
United States United States

Soft woods wiil pair!

Absolutely clean cuts in softwoods! No comparison. The 17 degree angle really works.

DS
08/03/2020
David S.
United States United States

Worth every penny

Excellent piece of equipment - it's very sharp out of the box, needs frequent touch-up but it's my new favorite chisel.