Robert Sorby 170 - Bevel Edge Butt Chisel Ash Handle 1/2" (13mm)
Robert Sorbys Sheaf River range incorporates all the hallmarks of traditional craftsmanship evident in all our chisels. With handles made in resourceful and tough American Ash the range includes our first butt and skew chisels, as well as our ever popular tapered and traditional styles. The shorter butt chisels are popular in the USA and Canada where woodworkers find them extremely useful for manipulating cuts in tight and difficult to access places. Their shorter blade and easy to grip handle allow for excellent control and sit nicely in the palm of the hand. Available in traditional and tapered styles our Sheaf River range comes in full size versions too. Woodworkers might prefer the longer handle associated with the traditional tools or the shorter handle offered by the tapered versions which are currently undergoing a resurgence in popularity. We named the range after the river Sheaf which runs beside the factory and is famous the world over for its 400 year association with the steel industry and the city of Sheffield which is also named after it. American Ash handles provide the balance and strength between timber and steel, ashs natural properties providing the essential ingredients to help absorb vibration and shock which is why its the material of choice for baseball bats. Its strength to weight ratio is excellent and its ability to bend without breaking makes it a great material for woodworking tools.Robert Sorbys Sheaf River range is packaged using 95% recycled material which is 100% recyclable.
- Handle Length: 4-1/2
- Blade Length: 3-1/2
- Overall Length: 8
- Traditional Bolster and Ferrule Construction
- Overall Length: 8"