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Carpenter's Mortising Chisel



Socketed mortising chisel
Cast steel, rosewood
13" long, 1/2" edge. Signed, "H.T. BLODGET CAST STEEL." Owner's mark, "TBF."


Tanged mortising chisel
Cast steel
12” long, 1/2" edge. Signed, "JAMES MCWARTH CAST STEEL." This crudely cast chisel shows signs of hand-forging.