Up for grabs is a wonderful new old stock chisel forged by 2nd gen Hidari Hisasaku, who was a premium traditional chisel smith from Tokyo & a competitor of Ichihiro. He forged the most desirable mokume chisels in all or japan which reach astronomical prices and is the father of 3rd gen Hisasaku who is the current smith. These also feature, unlike many contemporary/modern chisel smiths a gentle sweep/swoop for extended reach into tough to reach areas, making it heavily suited for finer work. These chisels were forged 35+ years ago using the traditional method of charcoal forging & water quenching. And have delightfully hardened and will no longer warp on its user. In addition to this, these chisels are known for achieving some of the sharpest edges amongst Japanese tools, period. Backs wont require much work to get going and are nearly flat. & features amongst the best laminations. This chisel shape is called kanto which is known for its soft, rounded shoulders and the rounded ura towards the heel. Please contact for any further questions. The item “18mm Hidari hisasaku 2nd Gen Oire Nomi Japanese Bench Chisel Ichihiro Tokyo” is in sale since Wednesday, December 2, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Carpentry, Woodworking\Chisels”. The seller is “josukehigashikata” and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.