Japanese Chisels

The chisel is perhaps the purest woodworking tool. In the Japanese woodworking tradition the chisel (nomi) has come to be representative of the woodworker (shokunin) and his craft. Featuring a hard steel cutting edge laminated to a softer steel or iron backing, Japanese chisels offer a fantastic edge as well as a simplified sharpening experience. We recommend sharpening all of our chisels with either water or diamond stones.