In 1937, Italian immigrant, Donato Ramella joined with 2 partners and founded the UJ Ramelson Co. Inc., which to this day continues the family tradition of excellence with third generation owners. Blending age old traditions with advanced technologies, Ramelson tools are made of the finest carbon tool steel, hand forged, heat treated and tempered by expert craftsmen. Each tool is polished, sharpened and brushed to keep U.J. Ramelson on the cutting edge in serving the woodcarver well into the 21st century. Made in the USA. Sharp & Ready for Carving!