Hand Tools

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When do we see ...

H Bruce McCrory
... "normal" D2 alloy steel in woodworking? I think even Ashley Iles mortice chisels for Tools for Working Wood are PM based, which is shown several notches above D2 on your chart.

BTW, my Oar Carvers, with pm-D2 are misery to sharpen, if that is even possible. For the knives, edges happily roll over. I pretty much look at them now.

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