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263941 Pier-Rick Lamontagne <foutchibay@g...> 2017‑11‑14 Protuberance on chisel (upper ferrule)
Hi Great Galoots,


I received a Narex chisel set last week and been working with since, I
found out that I don't like the "bump" over the upper ferrule. Since I use
a lot the palm of my hand, the pressure push in a specific place and it
tend to hurt after a while.


I've read a Paul Seller blog about a cheap chisel set where he removed the
ferrule and use the chisel without it.
I only have a wooden mallet, no hard iron hammer or even a soft face mallet.

What do you think about this process? Would it broke the chisel handle
after a while? (I don't want to change the handle too soon).

The said chisels : https://imgur.com/a/bWiei


The "modified" handle from Paul https://imgu
r.com/a/bFb5C


Rick

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