I've been thinking (a sometimes dangerous habit I have!) and with all the myriad hand tools I have, most could be easily replaced with something similar at no great loss to me. Still there are some things which 'grow' on you to the point that losing them would be a disaster to you. To keep this simple lets go with only hand tools, no power tools. Perhaps it's your Dad's favorite chisel, or maybe a top-quality handsaw that just feels right. I know that for me over many years and having tried many styles I am in love with my Vaughn fiberglass handled 16oz hammers. I've tried them all but this is the one that just feels right for me and nothing else could replace it. So let's start with that-
What is your most cherished hand tool and why?