Chisels -- NOMI

The chisel or nomi is essential for paring, shaving, and carving of the wood. The tataki (hitting) nomi is used with a hammer for initial carving, and the shiage nomi is used for finishing the wood.  It is important to have many different sizes of blades to complete a project.

A Nomi (chisel) 10 piece set made by Hiromasa around 1987

Chisels made by Mitsuhiro around 1987