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Cabinetmaker's chisels by Blue Spruce Toolworks
Blue Spruce Toolworks
Cabinetmaker's Chisels

The Blue Spruce Toolworks is a small tool manufacturer located in the Pacific Northwest manufacturing what we feel are the finest tools made in this country today. The quality of the Blue Spruce tools is simply superlative. While the Blue Spruce Toolworks product line is still small, it is growing, and everything that the Blue Spruce Toolworks makes is without peer.

It is our estimation that all of the mass-produced chisel available today are too thick to do the best quality dovetails equal to what the great British cabinetmakers once did. The Blue Spruce Toolworks chisels are not mass-produced. They are lovingly made, one at a time, by craftspeople, for craftspeople. The Blue Spruce Toolworks dovetail and paring chisels are made to be as thin as possible, with bevels that go right to the edge, for the finest work. With blades made from A-2 steel, and hardened to Rockwell 60, the Blue Spruce Toolworks chisels will hold a razor sharp edge. The Blue Spruce Toolworks chisels are not designed to be struck hard with a mallet. They do not have a bolster and are designed only to be struck lightly for dovetailing or other fine detail work. These are chisels for the master craftsperson, not the botcher.

Blue Spruce Bench Chisels - Special Purchase

We have recently had the opportunity to acquire from Blue Spruce, a small quantity of the bench chisels which have been made with brass ferules. This was a one time production run and Blue Spruce is not planning to produce any more with brass ferules. These chisels were the first production run with the new blade supplier and were produced in small quantity to make sure that they passed all quality assurance tests before a larger production run. The only thing that was out of spec was that the bolster on these chisels did not fit the standard steel ferules quite right and so Blue Spruce made up some brass ferules to fit them. These chisels are every bit as good as any other Blue Spruce chisels, but because of this issue, we are able to offer them to you at a small discount.

Blue Spruce Toolworks Bench Chisels are some of the finest quality chisels available today. They are specifically designed for heavy duty use and should be your first set of chisels. Made with both a strong socket and a deep tang construction, they are stronger than most traditional bench chisels and are superbly balanced. The handles are designed to provide a comfortable, secure grip for precision, fatigue-free work. The handles are hard, figured maple that has been infused with acrylic to fill every cell. This makes an extremely dense and tough handle. The finely machined blades are 5 inches long and 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) thick at the bolster and taper down to the bevel. The side bevels terminate with a very small side edge land which allows use right into the sharpest dovetail corners. The blades are made from A2 tool steel which is some of the finest steel available for edge tools today. It is hardened and tempered in a computer controlled vacuum furnace to a hardness of Rc60. The cutting edge is ground and honed at a 30 degree angle. They are sharp and ready to use, however, you may want to perform additional, final honing for the ultimate edge. Made in USA.

Blue Spruce Bench Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
BC.625-SP Bench Chisel 5/8" $89.95
BC.750-SP Bench Chisel 3/4" $89.95
B/O
BC1.0-SP Bench Chisel 1" $94.95

Blue Spruce Paring (Dovetail) Chisels

The largest size paring chisel has a 4 1/2" Cocobolo handle with a 5" A-2 steel blade.
Made in USA.

Blue Spruce Dovetail Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
DT1/8 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 1/8" $74.95
DT3/16 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 3/16" $74.95
B/O
DT1/4 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 1/4" $74.95
DT5/16 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 5/16" $74.95
DT3/8 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 3/8" $74.95
DT7/16 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 7/16" $74.95
DT1/2 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 1/2" $74.95
DT5/8 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 5/8" $84.95
DT3/4 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 3/4" $84.95
DT3/4 Paring (Dovetail) Chisel 1" $84.95
DTC2 Set of 2 Paring (Dovetail) Chisels
Includes 5/8" & 3/4" sizes
$159.95
DTC4 Set of 4 Paring (Dovetail) Chisels
Includes 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", & 1/2" sizes
$279.95
DTC6 Set of 6 Paring (Dovetail) Chisels
Includes 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8" & 3/4" sizes
$439.95
DTC10 Set of 10 Paring (Dovetail) Chisels
Includes all sizes listed above.
$734.95
B/O


Blue Spruce Long Paring Chisels

The long paring chisels are all the same length, with 5 1/2" long Cocobolo handles and 7" A-2 steel blades (12 1/2" overall). Made in USA.

Blue Spruce Paring Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
PR1/8 Long Paring Chisel 1/8" $89.95
PR1/4 Long Paring Chisel 1/4" $89.95
PR3/8 Long Paring Chisel 3/8" $89.95
PR1/2 Long Paring Chisel 1/2" $89.95
PR5/8 Long Paring Chisel 5/8" $94.95
PR3/4 Long Paring Chisel 3/4" $104.95
PR1 Long Paring Chisel 1" $114.95
PRC2 Set of 2 Long Paring Chisels
Includes 5/8" & 3/4" sizes
$189.95
PRC4 Set of 4 Long Paring Chisels
Includes 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", & 1/2" sizes
$339.95
PRC6 Set of 6 Long Paring Chisels
Includes 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8" & 3/4" sizes
$519.95


Blue Spruce Skew Chisel Set
Cocobolo handles with 4 3/8" A-2 steel blades.
Made in USA.

Blue Spruce Skew Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
SKC-1/4 Set of 2 Skew Chisels
1/4" wide
$149.95
SKC-3/8 Set of 2 Skew Chisels
3/8" wide
$149.95


Blue Spruce Fishtail Dovetailing Chisel
Cocobolo handles with 4 1/4" A-2 steel blades.
Made in USA.
This chisel was specifically designed to clean out the sockets of half-blind dovetails. The thin 3/8" wide blade is tapered back from the edge at an 8:1 ratio to allow side clearance and easy access into the sockets. This is an excellent ratio for dovetails in most woods, but especially hardwoods.

Blue Spruce Fishtail Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
FTC3/8 Fishtail Dovetail Chisel 3/8" for 8:1 Dovetails
3/8" wide
$84.95
FTC1/2 Fishtail Dovetail Chisel 1/2" for 6:1 Dovetails
1/2" wide
$84.95
FTSET2 Set of 2 Fishtail Dovetail Chisels
3/8" and 1/2"
$159.95


Blue Spruce Mini Chisels
These small chisels are precision ground, straight sided chisels ideal for working with string inlay and other delicate tasks. The blades are ground from M2 alloy steel and hardened to 60 Rc. With careful use, these chisels can also be used for delicate grooving work on a lathe. The handles are appropriately sized to fit snug in your hand and allow working close to your workpiece.

Blue Spruce Mini Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
MC.024 Mini Chisel .024" Blackwood
0.24" wide
$69.95
MC.032 Mini Chisel .032" Blackwood
0.32" wide
$69.95
MC.046 Mini Chisel .046" Blackwood
0.46" wide
$69.95
MC.062 Mini Chisel .062" Blackwood
0.62" wide
$74.95



June 2013 - Due to issues with one of Blue Spruce's suppliers there have been a delay in the production of the bench and butt chisels. Blue Spruce is working on getting the issue resolved but we do not have a date yet as to when these chisels will be available again.

Blue Spruce Bench Chisels
Blue Spruce Toolworks Bench Chisels are some of the finest quality chisels available today. They are specifically designed for heavy duty use and should be your first set of chisels. Made with both a strong socket and a deep tang construction, they are stronger than most traditional bench chisels and are superbly balanced. The handles are designed to provide a comfortable, secure grip for precision, fatigue-free work. The handles are hard, figured maple that has been infused with acrylic to fill every cell. This makes an extremely dense and tough handle. The finely machined blades are 5 inches long and 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) thick at the bolster and taper down to the bevel. The side bevels terminate with a very small side edge land which allows use right into the sharpest dovetail corners. The blades are made from A2 tool steel which is some of the finest steel available for edge tools today. It is hardened and tempered in a computer controlled vacuum furnace to a hardness of Rc60. The cutting edge is ground and honed at a 30 degree angle. They are sharp and ready to use, however, you may want to perform additional, final honing for the ultimate edge. Made in USA.

Blue Spruce Bench Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
BC.125 Bench Chisel 1/8" $84.95
B/O
BC.250 Bench Chisel 1/4" $84.95
B/O
BC.375 Bench Chisel 3/8" $89.95
B/O
BC.500 Bench Chisel 1/2" $89.95
B/O
BC.625 Bench Chisel 5/8" $94.95
B/O
BC.750 Bench Chisel 3/4" $94.95
B/O
BC1.0 Bench Chisel 1" $99.95
B/O
BC1.25 Bench Chisel 1 1/4" $104.95
B/O
BC1.5 Bench Chisel 1 1/2" $109.95
B/O
BCSET5CM Set of 5 Bench Chisels
1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8 and 3/4 inches.
$444.95
B/O
BCSET3CM Set of 3 Bench Chisels
1, 1-1/4 and 1-1/2 inches.
$304.95
B/O
BCSET8CM Set of 8 Bench Chisels
1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 1, and 1-1/4 inches.
$724.95
B/O
BCSET9CM Set of 9 Bench Chisels
1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 1, 1-1/4 and 1-1/2 inches.
$819.95
B/O


Blue Spruce Butt Chisels
Blue Spruce Toolworks Butt Chisels are some of the finest quality chisels available today. They are specifically designed for heavy duty use with a mallet. Made with both a strong socket and a deep tang construction, they are stronger than most traditional bench chisels and are superbly balanced. The handles are designed to provide a comfortable, secure grip for precision, fatigue-free work. The handles are figured maple that has been infused with acrylic to fill every cell. This makes an extremely dense and tough handle. The finely machined 1/8 inch to 1-1/2 inch wide blades are only 2-1/2 inches (63.5 mm)long and 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) thick at the bolster and taper down to the bevel. The side bevels terminate with a very small side edge land which allows use right into the sharpest dovetail corners. The blades are made from A2 tool steel which is some of the finest steel available for edge tools today. It is hardened and tempered in a computer controlled vacuum furnace to a hardness of Rc60. The cutting edge is ground and honed at a 30 degree angle. They are sharp and ready to use, however, you may want to perform additional, final honing for the ultimate edge. Made in USA.

Blue Spruce Butt Chisels
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Stock # Includes Price Qty Buy
BT.125 Butt Chisel 1/8" $74.95
B/O
BT.250 Butt Chisel 1/4" $74.95
B/O
BT.375 Butt Chisel 3/8" $74.95
B/O
BT.500 Butt Chisel 1/2" $74.95
B/O
BT.625 Butt Chisel 5/8" $79.95
B/O
BT.750 Butt Chisel 3/4" $84.95
B/O
BT1.0 Butt Chisel 1" $84.95
B/O
BT1.250 Butt Chisel 1 1/4" $89.95
B/O
BT1.500 Butt Chisel 1 1/2" $94.95
B/O
BTSET4 Set of 9 Butt Chisels
1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 1, 1-1/4 and 1-1/2 inches.
$689.95
B/O

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