On 2021-06-13 10:08 a.m., Stephen Rosenthal wrote:
> I’ve got a few of the exact same chisels - Stanley No. 60s - as well as some
plastic handled Buck Bros. No. 100s, complete with paint specks and protected by
much less elegant blue tape and Plasti-Dip. They were my dad’s, so they’re more
than 60 years old. I can bang the hell out of them (as I’m sure my dad did) and
they keep coming back for more. Since discovering and utilizing the Unicorn
method of sharpening, they perform every bit as good as my set of LN chisels. So
much for all the gobbledygook about modern steels.
>> On Jun 13, 2021, at 7:52 AM, scottg wrote:
>> A chisel of limited gloriousity.
>> This chisel slept in bags and boxes for many years. It traveled in trucks
>> It went up on roofs and down into basements and to the bottom of bridges. It
pared drawers and eased entry doors, hacked construction joints, made big lap
joints or whatever else was asked.
>> It was treated with marginal respect
>> But she came though every single time anyway.
>> Another personal road warrior. Still ready for service should the occasion
>> I recall spending maybe an hour making the sheath (no pattern to follow, I
was making it up).
>> Time well spent
>> yours scott
>> Scott Grandstaff
>> Box 409 Happy Camp, Ca 96039
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