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Irwin Marples Bench Chisels Set

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
5.0
out of 5
Brand:
Irwin
Model:
M444SB6N
Price:
$70

Description

These bevel-edged chisels are hardened and tempered under controlled conditions and accurately ground for precise control. Handle is square with rounded corners for comfort and to prevent rolling. Chisel handles are made of indestructible polypropylene to withstand heavy mallet and hammer blows.

Overall lengths: 9.75" - 11"
Blade lengths: 3.5" - 4.25"

These tools are factory ground and require honing before use. Boxed 6-piece set includes 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1" and 1.25" widths.

WOOD magazine review

Good assortment, good value

Review Summary

The newest generation of this venerable chisel, these Irwins have a three-stepped handle that’s comfortable for mallet work, but not as easy to manipulate for hand-guided use. The blades sharpen easily and cut nicely, but dull quickly—about what you’d expect from a value-priced set. Also available in 3-piece sets with a mallet.

Detailed Ratings

4.3
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

Reader Reviews

Great value

Review Summary

I bought a set of these because they were recommended, and a decent price. I have found them easy to sharpen, and plenty durable. I sharpen primarily with a white grinding wheel, cloth polishing wheels, and some sand paper, and get good results.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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