This high quality 3mm (1/8″) chisel is mirror polished and hardened to Rc61.5. The octagonal handle is made from Hornbeam, double hooped, and has a metal impact button at the top of the handle. Each tool is machine sharpened and will arrive quite sharp. Final honing to suit the user’s preference is recommended. These tools are built to last many lifetimes. Overall length is 10 1/4″. Made in Germany.Heinrich Bracht tools are made by Wilh. Schmitt & Company in Remscheid, Germany. This company has been manufacturing fine woodworking tools for over 140 years. The highest quality tempered steel hardened to Rockwell 61.5 is what enables these chisels to hold an edge.