Blacksmith signatures are present on nearly all tools. Work of many well know blacksmiths are in this set (there are 3 Ouchi chisels). Very tough steel on these old chisels since steel hardens and stabilizes with time these are surely some of the most durable and trustworthy edges you can find.
Handles are made from various tones of red and white Japanese oak. This is a well cared for lot of bench chisels.
They've still got lots of life left in them! 8 Bench Chisels (oire nomi). Each is a different size ranging in width from 1/4"(6mm) to 1-3/8"(36mm).
Let me know if you have questions. The item "Set of 8 Vintage Japanese Bench Chisels, Woodworking Tool Lot, Several Ouchi" is in sale since Wednesday, January 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Carpentry, Woodworking\Chisels". The seller is "coreefa" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, 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.