Ashley Iles Registered Mortice Chisel Review By: I.Ball
Category: Mortice Chisels
Manufacturer: Ashley Iles Tools
Tool Type: Registered Chisel
This Ashley Iles Registered Mortice Chisel review covers the Registered Chisel
made by Ashley Iles, England.
The Ashley Iles Registered Chisel is a traditional chisel also known as an Ashley Iles Mortice Chisel.
This chisel is designed for more heavy duty tasks such as chopping mortices.
The Ashley Iles Chisel is available in sizes ranging from 1/4" (6mm) - 2" (51mm).
The length of these blades are approximately 130mm approx.
The chisel is finished with a double-hooped Ash handle. The extra hoop on the striking end of the handle is in place to help prevent the end of the handle splitting out from potential increased workload.
The chisel also has a leather washer sat between the handle and blade to help absorb the shock.
* Important: please refer to the 'disclaimer' at the foot of this review.
* Wearing safety clothing and eye protection is usually a good idea to help protect against injury.
- This tool has sharp parts, take suitable precautions when using/handling/storing the tool to prevent injury.
Ashley Iles Tools have been making tools for generations and still remains a family
run business today with Ashley Iles sons Tony and Barry running the show.
Ashley Iles Tools have been making wood carving tools since 1949, not long after World War II, when pattern maker Ashley Iles decided to start making tools himself and the Ashley Iles Tools began.
Until 1967 the tools were made in Sheffield, beyond this the business moved to East Kirkby in Lincolnshire where it still remains today. For more information on the history of Ashley Iles, there is a book called "Memories of a Sheffield Toolmaker, Ashley Iles".
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