Hand Tools

Subject:
Thanks, John!

David Weaver
I'd suspected after looking at this that the wax/light combination had something to do with it - the depth is as you say - the intensity of the color at that depth is strange, and creates a problem for me with chisels - I turn handles at the last second. But that could be changed just by managing bolster size instead of fitting the brass ferrule to the bolster. Either way is probably about the same amount of effort (grinding close to bolster size after forge weld and then filing to something specific). None of this chisel making stuff is very precise - a luxury of having a tool that's more or less an edge on the end of a wooden handle and metal bit.

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