Picked up a piece of steel at a garage sa;e that's 1 1/8" wide
by 12" long by 3/16ths inch thick with the following on one
(scales logo) DISSTEEL (scales logo)
Stays Sharp Longer
REG. U.S. Patent Off
MADE IN U.S.A.
I'd like to use some of this stuff to make a few specialized
chisels for dovetail work. Any steel tool makers out there
with info on this stock? Annealing color? Temper color?
Quench in water or oil?
Most of the industrial tool supplies such as Enco, KBC, McMaster Carr all
sell tool steel in many grades. You can actually pick not only the grade of
steel, but whether you want air water or oil hardening. They have sizes
perfect for chisels and plane iron with no cutting needed. It is also very
I made a set or deep mortising chisels about 10 years ago. I bought some 1/2
inch stock 3/8, 1/2 and 3/4 wide. The hole lot costs under $20 and I had
enough steel for 9 chisels.
As compared to "W" as in "water hardening"? I KNEW that, Andy.
I asked MAX what steel HE bought.
And just you make one thing clear to yourself,
I do my 'homework' as a learner, with and including my own diagnosed
So therefore, YOU need not reply to 'my questions to someone else'
with your 'arrogance' after ignoring my friendly replies to you. And
in your own terms...
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