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Re: The A2 Steel Debate Going on Elsewhere

Warren in Lancaster, PA
I have worn out plane irons from new all the way to the cap iron hole. I never use a grinder on a plane iron; I use the tools. I have had to put new longer handles on chisels that have lost two inches in length, likewise never having seen a grinder. I have worn out bench stones also.

I realize that a lot of guys just buy tools for kicks. When Lee Valley was designing new chisels eight years ago or so, they could not imagine using a chisel to the point of needing a longer handle. They also thought it was important for the chisel to balance right at the ferrule, not thinking the balance point would move as the chisel was used.

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