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263942 curt seeliger <seeligerc@g...> 2017‑11‑14 Re: Protuberance on chisel (upper ferrule)
Good morning Rick,
> 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.

Mr. Sellers isn't the only person who suggests bobbing chisel handles.
Frank Klaus (go look him up) also suggests doing so. You won't wreck them,
you'll just make them comfortable and improve the ergonomics for whacking
them.

The Marples that these people use as demonstrations aren't 'cheap' so much
as inexpensive, kinda like I've heard about the Narex. People are unlikely
to collect these in the future, so modifying them for use won't make anyone
cringe. In fact, you might even drill a hang-hole (just not in the blade).

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