Single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

Someone gave me this today (it’s a Marples & Sons 1/2″ bevel edge chisel)…
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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It’s in pretty poor shape…
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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The sole of the blade…
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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The top of the blade (the bevel edges can just be made out)…
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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Here it is again after a couple of hours reworking…
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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The blade has been: extracted, reforged, re-shaped, ground, hardened, tempered, lapped, polished & stropped.
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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The handle has been: re-turned, sanded, waxed & polished.
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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A sweet tool…
knoba - single bevel edge fishtail carving skew

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Leather pouch for modded bevel edge chisels

Tool roll made from the softest full-grain Italian hide.
knoba - leather wallet for chisels

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Fastened with Velcro.
knoba - leather wallet for chisels

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Knocked back (stepped) soles for accurate lapping.
knoba - leather wallet for chisels

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Wasted shanks for better reach.
knoba - leather wallet for chisels

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Bahco – 424P Bevel edge chisels

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