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Superior Japanese Hand Tools for Woodworking, Kitchen, Gardening and Grooming

Ohuchi (Ouchi) Hiramaru Oire Nomi / Bench Chisels

Hiramaru Oire Nomi is between Kinari and Hiramachi. The name "Hiramaru" comes from the shape of its shaft. "Hira" means flat and "Maru" means round. As you can see, the shaft of the blade body is flat and the handle is round.
Which style of bench chisels would be suitable for you depends on what type of work you do the most. We usually recommend Mentori or Kakuuchi chisels for general purposes. Otherwise, please contact us for help with determining which chisels would work best for you.