This chisels was forged roughly 5-6 years ago. The laminated steel has now stabilized and warping is no longer a concern (newly forged tools will warp as they age). Hand filed finish is exquisitely done.
Full blade length, superb back hollow. Black oxide near perfectly intact.
Chisel comes sharp, ready to use, and with a cutting edge that is free of chips or dents. There are some very small blemishes on the blade bevel from storage. Comes oiled and protected with camellia oil all natural corrosion inhibiting oil made from green tea plant. Handle is made of Japanese red oak. A lifetime tool that you will never grow out of.
No longer obtainable, VERY difficult to source. Please ask any questions you may have. The item "KiyohisaUsu Nomi42mmJapanese Paring Chisel / SlickWoodworkingHand Tool" is in sale since Monday, September 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Carpentry, Woodworking\Chisels".The seller is "timbertetsu" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.