Turning Socket Chisel Handles For Lie Nielsen And Stanley Sweetheart Chisels
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Turning Wood: Socket Chisel HandlesHere's a 1-2-3 system for getting a perfect fit.By Tim Heil High-quality socket chisels—such as the Stanley Sweathearts and Lie- Nielsens—are making a big comeback.
Why would these companies choose the socket style? Well, it's all about you, the user.If you're not satisfied with a handle's shape, you can change it.If you want a different wood—no problem.The handle of a socket chisel isn't glued or fastened to the tool, so you just remove it and make your own.
Truth is, woodworkers have been doing this for years.In the age before plastics, when a wood handle on a socket chisel split or mushroomed, replacing it was easy.But not all were fixed.Today, there are loads of wonderful old socket chisels going for a song, merely because they have busted or missing handles.
I'm a turner with a thing about handles—I just love making them.Screwdrivers, awls, ice cream scoops: If it's got a handle, I've got to make my own.When I first turned handles for socket chisels, I would make a few crude measurements of the socket and just go at it.
If the taper on the handle's shank wasn't quite right, I guessed...