In chisels the Veritas PM-V11 steel is second only to White Steel in edge holding. It sharpens easier than A2, and holds it several times longer.
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The Veritas chisels are very nice – comfortable to hold and well balanced. However chisels are a personal tool, and it is not always about the steel, but about how the chisel feels in your hand.
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