Woodcraft Introduces Brand-New Bevel Edge Socket Chisels

A new Bevel Edge Socket Chisel series is now part of the WoodRiver line of hand tools from Woodcraft.

PARKERSBURG, W. VA. (PRWEB) August 29, 2017 - Woodcraft has added a new series of Bevel Edge Socket Chisels to its line of WoodRiver tools.

“Our new WoodRiver chisels fill a gap in our hand tool lineup,” Darin Lawrence, Woodcraft director of product development, said. “Bevel edge chisels are necessary for detailed dovetail or other work in tight areas because the geometry of the grind sweeps back and out of the way when cutting in corners.”

Over the past year or more, Lawrence and his staff have worked on the design of the eight-chisel series that is featured in the September Woodcraft catalog. They considered details of classic chisels made by Stanley, Keen, Cutter, Buck Brothers, Swan and Witherby, along with options of modern materials and processes.

“We paid attention to specific areas to design a chisel optimized for detailed woodworking,” Lawrence said. “For example, flatness of the back is quality controlled to specific tolerances for less preparation to sharpen ‘out of the box,’ and the gradual slope of the ‘flat’ of the back to the socket prevents the back from abruptly lifting during longer paring operations. To allow the chisel access to tight corners, the side bevels sweep back towards the centerline. And the resulting flat area or ‘land’ is a consistent 0.7mm – narrow enough for tight access but wide enough to prevent an uncomfortable sharp edge.”

Handle construction, inspired by the traditional Stanley 720 and 750 series chisels, is another differentiating feature of the new chisels. The durable tropical hardwood handle’s tapered cone is wedge fit into the corresponding cone at the base of the chisel. This design allows the handle to be removed easily, which contributes to long chisel life.

“If the handle is damaged,” Lawrence said, “you can easily replace it, and you are good to go. You can’t do that with a chisel that has the tang embedded in the handle.”

The eight chisels feature 4"-long 100 CR-V steel blades ranging in width from 1/8" to 1-1/4". For more details about the WoodRiver Bevel Edge Socket Chisels: [https://www.woodcraft.com/search?q=woodriver+bevel+edge+socket+chisels&button=search]/.

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Contact:

Lori Harper
Woodcraft Supply LLC
+1 (304) 865-4107 Ext: 2107

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