Add To Your WishlistIBBOTSON Ships Slice or Slick Chisel - 2 3/8" Wide

Add To Your WishlistIBBOTSON Ships Slice or Slick Chisel - 2 3/8" Wide



A scarce antique Shipwrights socket chisel by IBBOTSON of Sheffield.

These broad flat chisels are also known as a ship's slice or ship's slick.

With a rounded cutting edge, this chisel also has an offset socket handle to keep the hands clear when used to pare flat surfaces.

Marked 'THOS IBBOTSON & CO' with the Omega trade mark.

The fire or forge welded joint is clearly visible on one side, please see images.

Ash wood handle with simple line decoration.

Some surface pitting and staining spots.

A touch under 23/8 inches wide at the cutting edge.

111/8" from the cutting edge to the socket opening, 153/8" overall length.