Category Archive: Marples & Sons

Apr 01

Marples ‘153’ carving set and other carving chisels

Up for sale now, in the ‘Carving Tools‘ section. Lovely little Marples set, and the chisels look unused to me. *NOW SOLD*

Sep 14

Gathering chisels

Chisels come in a variety of guises. Bevelled, mortise, gouges, cranked gouges, cranked bevelled, paring, , the list goes on and on. Two things I love about vintage chisels though, are beautiful boxwood handles and the fact most of the good makes were made from ‘carbon steel’, or what was known as ‘forged’ or ‘crucible …

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