I have the Lee Valley chisels and they work fine. They keep an edge
pretty well. I also have the Lie-Nielsen's and they are very nice. I
tend to use them only for the "good stuff." They handle well, too.
For really high end, try Barr chisels. http://www.barrtools.com /
An attractive middle of the road chioce I'd check out the MHG chisels
which are imported from Germany and sold through Hartville Tool. A set
of 6 is about $125.
The Veritas Detail chisels (sold at Lee Valley) are also nice. They
have one at 1/16'th, a useful size. I've found anything from Lee
Valley with the word "Vertitas" on it is very high quality. A set of 5
See them here: