Tool Test: Lie-Nielsen Chisels – Best in the Western World

By Christopher Schwarz
Page: 24

From the August 2004 issue #142
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Woodworkers are of two minds when it comes to buying chisels – some would consider $250 for a set of five to be outrageously expensive; others have spent a lot more than that to buy one Japanese chisel.

No matter which camp you’re in, the new Lie-Nielsen chisels are tools to be reckoned with. They are based on the classic Stanley 750 socket chisels (circa 1930-1969) with some important differences.

From the August 2004 issue #142
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