Shinogi Chisel 12mm
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Master Akio Tasai’s Shinogi 12mm chisel is what we call a dovetail chisel, which features a high or proud center ridge sloping away equally to both sides of the blade. Because of the blade’s thin sides, this chisel can get into places a standard bench chisel cannot, hence the name...
“Mokume” or “Mokume-dane” is a metalworking process developed by Master Tasai to produce a mixed-metal laminate with a distinctive layered pattern. Mokume translates to “wood grain metal” or “wood eye metal.” It is time-consuming undertaking, but the result is remarkably beautiful with no two chisels exhibiting the same pattern and each as much a work of art as it is a woodworking tool.