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IRWIN Tools Marples Construction Chisel Set, 3-Piece with Wallet (1768781)

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  • This all-purpose, bevel-edge chisel has a large strike cap and split-proof handle withstands repetitive hammer strikes.
  • Ergonomic handle design with ProTouch Grip is durable enough to withstand jobsite abuse.
  • High-carbon steel blade delivers superior performance and edge retention, and stays sharp to the last inch.
  • IRWIN Tools Marples chisels have been the industry leader for woodworkers for nearly 200 years.
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Product Description

This all-purpose, bevel-edge chisel has a large strike cap and split-proof handle withstands repetitive hammer strikes. Ergonomic handle design with ProTouch Grip is durable enough to withstand jobsite abuse. High-carbon steel blade delivers superior performance and edge retention, and stays sharp to the last inch. IRWIN Tools Marples chisels have been the industry leader for woodworkers for nearly 200 years. IRWIN Tools Marples Construction Chisel Set, 3-Piece with Wallet (1768781)

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The Irwin Tools 1768781 Marples M500 Metal Strike Cap All Purpose 3-Piece ChiselSet with Wallet Holder (1/2", 3/4", 1") features Quality Blades that are strong in design and stay sharp to the last inch. The Splitproof handle is strong enough to be hit with a hammer. Used by the professionals and the DIY enthusiast alike. The enclosed wallet features a hook and loop closure for easy storage and blade protection. This Chisel set is ideal for Carpenters, Woodworkers, Joiners, Builders, Plumbers, Electricians, Roofers, Floorers, and Home Owners (DIY).

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Part Number 1768781
Item Weight 2 pounds
Product Dimensions 4 x 5.7 x 6.7 inches
Item model number 1768781
Color Blue
Item Package Quantity 1

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ASIN B003M68TY8
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4.5 out of 5 stars 54 customer reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #14,293 in Home Improvements (See top 100)
#8 in Home Improvement > Power & Hand Tools > Hand Tools > Chisels > Wood Chisels
Shipping Weight 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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Date First Available May 27, 2010

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If you are like most amateur woodworkers, you have a drawer of a dozen wood chisels you can't sharpen well enough to use, and many with messed up blades because you used it for things they weren't designed to do. So you buy another cheap wood chisel and in a few uses it is shot too. So you ask yourself, "Why should I pay almost $40 for three chisels?" The answer is because these things are built to last.

First, the chisel goes all the way through the handle and has a flat plate at the top to completely transfer any tapping to the blade. You never have to worry about a plastic handle cracking or chipping. Second, these do not have a bevel edge. That's an edge which tapers down to a certain point and then a second angle to get the sharpened end. This results in a steep cutting angle and a two, angle blade to sharpen. This is difficult even for someone good. These chisels have just a single bevel all the way to the tip. Anyone with any sense can get these razor sharp and keep them that way.

I bought these to help me replace all the door knobs and latches in my house (about 30) and it saved me tons of time and effort, not to mention the cussing and swearing. They cut through wood like butter and were extremely accurate. MY wife thought the $40 bucks was worth every penny because she didn't have to listen to my yelling.
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The construction for the price ratio is out of control in your favor. These are amazing to work with. I want to carve my handsome face in the tree outside I like these so much.

----UPDATE---- After a few months of use with some great results (in pine) the tip broke off the smallest chisel. These are NOT solid all the way through. Instead they have a composite core in the middle. So two things - one you will not have these for years with heavy use and frequent sharpening and two, a bit of modest applied prying pressure will snap the tip. Mine broke in oak trim chiseling out a door catch.
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These are well built chisels for the price but I have found them inadequate for high end woodworking. The factory sharpening must be extensively worked on to produce an edge for use on hardwoods. (2 hrs per chisel). The side bevels do not go far enough down the sides of the chisel and if you use them to clean up dovetails the 90 degree edge hits the sides of the dovetail and leave marks which then have to be cleaned up. For carpentry, electrical work, etc. they are a good tool box chisel but spend some more money if you want furniture grade tools.
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Maybe I'm the only one who would make this mistake. I thought from the image online that these chisels were short, maybe 6 inches long. I thought it would be a perfect set to have in my tool bag. In fact they are long and would not really be appropriate for a tool bag. The dimensions are given but not obvious. They certainly seemed like top quality tools just not what I was looking for. Thanks.
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By artie2385 on August 17, 2013
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i have a lot of better chiesels but many times i throw these in my tool sack when i hit a project. if your are not a sharp freak these are good out of the box, if you are, a quick hone and they are even better. i like the way the case is, it protects both tool and fingers while not in use. they feel nice in your hand. they are a great go/ go along chiesel set
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You can shave with these our if the box. The only reason I have bought a second set is because I had a workman who thought it was neat to cut nails with it. Goodbye workman. I have used super expensive chisels that come from the factory with a bur on it so you can put your own edge on it. But honestly. I can talk nice shavings with these and need no mallet. A word to the wise. Do not let a contractor touch your Marples. They are like I was as a kid when my mom had to explain that a butter knife was not a screw driver,
I respect good tools and these are good tools.
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As a pro builder, I employ two sets of chisels: my cheap beaters, for serious abuse, and my well cared-for good set, used for chiseling pristine wood and nothing else. This is obviously the good set, and they've performed without fail. They're razor sharp, they're nice and long, and they're well-balanced and easy to control. The carry case and plastic blade caps are a nice bonus to help protect this nicely crafted set. For the price, you won't find more attractive tools.
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I should probably give these 4stars, but they have the blades have bent and dinged on me pretty badly. I have dropped them a bit, but I think that they could be forged a little sturdier or something. The case is nice. The material that it's made of seems to just attract saw dust/shavings though. They hold up well with blows from a hammer and the overall construction seems pretty solid.
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