I once was given the ornamentally turned wood spindles from an old baby crib. They won't take a much better edge from sharpening them on a 8000 grit water stone than sharpening them on a concrete floor. All of their chisels are professional grade. The others are in quite good shape, with no wood left behind in the sockets, and only needing to be cleaned up and resharpenned. They are stong and appropriate for heavy stock removal, most often used with a mallet. The hardwood handle has a leather cap to absorb mallet blows.
Fulton of course was a retailers mark. I am not loving the handle but the blade is great. Regards, Ray John I have a number of old Bucks Bros. No damage was done except for removing the patina. It's about a hundred years old, and belonged to my grandfather. One of the nicest mortising chisels that I have had in some time and by a great maker.
Butcher This is a matched set of 6 long paring chisels, all once owned by H. While nowhere near the fit and finish of a high-end chisel, these are awfully good for the price — and with a little work can be set up to perform at a high level. We brand these tools with our Diefenbacher label. We also offer complete wood chisel sets from both Stanley 900 series, 3 or 6 piece as well as 150 series 3 piece set and Two Cherries 6 piece chisel sets. This is an original set of 5 beveled socket firming chisels.
Utilizing alloy steel for strength and durability and heat treated with a fully automated infra-red controlled process these tools are then finished with a rust preventative. The blade is a bit short from years of use, but it will still be a great user with many more years left in it. Regards, Ray John, If they are butt chisels, usually they have a leather washer on the striking end of the handle as a sort of shock absorber. They have been properly cleaned and are all very sharp. I mean, are we Neaderthals or not? I bought a full set of those butt chisels from the borg when I started getting into this hobby a couple years ago.
And when you get it sharp, it's really sharp. Charles Buck had a fight with his brother and started his own edge tool company in 1873. They hold an edge well and are priced nicely. All of these chisels appear to have the original factory grind. The owner has engraved his initials in an elegant script. The blade is nice and clean and the boxwood handle has nice color.
They can be used with soft wood, hard wood and laminated wood products. All of them are little used with nice matching handles. Rated 5 out of 5 by sfaoldguy from Buy these. The hoops are of course not set. The handle is an applewood handle of the type that was typically installed in English chisels when they arrived in this country. Richard Buck was born in 1832, died in 1893.
These seem to use a slightly softer steel and don't hold an edge like some of the other chisels in my collection, so plan on sharpening them more often. I can't comment on their quality as I don't own any. The blade has beveled edges and is made of high quality tool steel. Firmer chisels are all purpose and also called forming chisels. The way I read it, these are the same Buck bench chisels sold at the Borg, but I could be wrong. They are as found with a nice light patina on the bare metal and nice handles.
In my estimation, you've been handed a treasure as far as chisels go. One of the nicest examples that I have see of this scarce type of chisel. Chisel Blade is forged from high-quality, cutlery grade steel. Morticing chisels this wide are scarce, especially one this early. Antique Chisels at The Best Things Sign Up for Email Notification of Updates. Their backs are pretty close to flat and edges sharp right out of the package.
Extra-long, shatter-resistant handle provides better control and comfort during use. With all the positive responses I have received on these chisels, I am realizing that I was indeed given a very valuable and thoughtful retirement gift. I talked to a representative about it, and he agreed it was odd — the parent company Great Neck Saw is now looking into machining the smaller tool with smaller lands so hold off on buying that one for a while. Stanley is another trusted brand. Chisels used for cutting shaping and removing metal softer than the cutting edge of the chisel. Buck Brothers Chisels Review Buck Brothers chisels are not your typical chisels.