Chisel

What is a Sweep Gouge Chisel

Difference between a sweep gouge and straight gouge Chisels and Skew Chisels have straight cutting edges. Gouges have a curved cutting edge that is the arc of a circle. Straight-edge chisels can have a bevel on one or both sides. Bevels are angles on the face of the chisel. They help to draw the tool…

What are carving chisels used for?

Carving chisels are a crucial piece of woodworking equipment, and it’s crucial to know how to use them. If you don’t, you risk wasting an entire day of work, or worse, injuring yourself. So, let’s take a look at the many uses of a carving chisel and a few tips for using them. This will…

How to Sharpen a Skew Chisel

Start by wearing your safety glasses when sharpening a skew chisel. Now turn on the grinder and let it come to speed. At this point, you can put the tool on the grinding wheel, and there is no need to apply any pressure.  Let the wheel do the rest of the work. The powerful grinding…

How to Store Chisels in a Roll

Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 02:51 pmI’ve been a woodworker for quite some time, but I recently got into the practice of keeping my chisels in a roll. I like to keep them in a roll because of the convenience and because of the safety aspect. You see, I’m a fairly active guy,…

How to Stop Chisels Rusting | 9 Tried and Tested Tips

Last updated on July 26th, 2021 at 04:31 pmIf you are one of those people who suffers from chisels rusting, you know how frustrating it is. You can buy products like Rust-Oleum Chisel Protector that claim to stop rust, but it doesn’t seem to prevent rust. So we decided to find out what is going…

How to Sharpen Chisels on a Bench Grinder

Last updated on July 27th, 2021 at 12:22 pmBench grinders are tool sharpening stations that are available at most hardware stores. They sharpen chisels and saw blades with ease and quickness, making them one of the most popular choices in woodworking shops. The following article will outline how to use a bench grinder to sharpen…

VonHaus 8 pc Craftsman Woodworking Chisel Set Review

Last updated on July 2nd, 2021 at 08:18 amWoodworking wood chisel sets have become quite popular in recent times. As a hobby that has been traditionally passed down for centuries, many manufacturers are now looking to streamline and help various Craftsman perfect their hobby. This product looks to offer the market a middle ground to…

MARKETTY Professional Wood Carving Chisel Set [READ] Before You Buy

Last updated on June 9th, 2022 at 02:17 pmMarketty has delivered quite a package here for any beginner wood crafters. They have looked to design an ergonomic product that promotes sustainable woodcarving. It has a light Brown wooden finish on the handles and silver blades. With sharp chisel heads, the product comes ready to be…

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