Henry Taylor Heavy Duty Socket Firmer Chisel

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  • Henry Taylor The Henry Taylor Heavy Duty Socket Firmer Chisel has a very thick and long socket for added strength and durability.
  • The chisel blade is thicker than most firmer chisel blades.
  • Easy to change handle / make your own handle.
  • Ideal for timber framers / boat builders.
  • Made using traditional techniques.
  • Made in Sheffield, England, Established 1834.

Henry Taylor Heavy Duty Socket Firmer Chisel available in sizes:

  • 3/4" (19mm)
  • 1" (25mm)
  • 1 1/2" (38mm)
  • 2" (51mm)

Henry Taylor heavy duty socket firmer chisel (Diamic Brand). This heavy duty socket firmer chisel is constructed with a hardwood handle and a steel hoop fitted to the striking end of handle to resist splitting.

The blade is carefully forged, hardened and tempered, then hardness-tested to guarantee edge retention.

The chisel handle can be easiliy replaced if / when required. The socket design also allows users to make and fit their own handles if so desired.

If it is of interest, we sell replacement handles for this chisel.

Blade Length (to shoulder): 180mm - 205mm approx.
Blade Thickness: Tapers from 9mm to 6mm approx.

Tool Manufacturer: Henry Taylor (Sheffield, England)

You may also be interested in a Tool Sheath to help protect the blade.


The tools may need very minor final sharpening with a sharpening stone / strop to suit the users needs (as will regularly need to be done through the use of the tools).

Sizes are approximate.

These tools are hand forged using traditional techniques (including working by eye) which as a by-product the neck/shoulders may have imperfections but not to the blade cutting face / working area.

We aim to dispatch orders the same day when you order before 9am, Monday to Friday.

  • UK Delivery (Est 1-3 working days) 1-15kg: £3.60. Each order is dispatched using either Royal Mail 24, Tracked 24 or our selected preferred courier (Normally Parcel Force 24). Age restricted parcels are sent using Royal Mail Tracked 48 or Parcel Force.
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