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 | A Detailed Guide with Video

Last updated on October 20th, 2022 at 09:18 amYou must first wear your safety glasses when you want to sharpen a skew chisel. Now turn on the grinder and let it come up to speed. At this point, you can place the tool on the grinding wheel without applying pressure. The powerful grinder removes unwanted…

How to Clean Rusty Chisels | Household Detergents and More

Last updated on October 14th, 2022 at 08:59 amHow to remove rust from chisels A chisel is a great tool for woodworkers, but it’s not always easy to clean. In this post, we will explain how to clean your chisels and keep them rust-free. As a woodworker, you use your chisels a lot, so you…

How to Repair a Chipped Chisel | A Practical Guide

Last updated on October 11th, 2022 at 01:36 pmIt all started when I chipped a piece off my chisel. I did not have it professionally repaired, but I did not want the chipping to turn into cracks. So I tried to make a temporary repair. That did not work well enough until I used a…

How to Store Chisels in a Roll | Storage Tips

Last updated on October 11th, 2022 at 02:38 pmStoring wood chisels in a roll I’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 their convenience and safety. You see, I’m a fairly…

How to Stop Chisels Rusting | 9 Tried and Tested Tips

Last updated on October 11th, 2022 at 02:46 pmHow to keep chisels from rusting If you are one of those people who suffer from chisels rusting, you know how frustrating it is. You can buy products like Rust-Oleum Chisel Protector that claim to stop rust, but they do not seem to stop rust. So we…

How to Sharpen Chisels on a Bench Grinder

Last updated on September 28th, 2022 at 09:29 amBench grinders are tool sharpening stations available at most hardware stores. They sharpen chisels and saw blades with ease and speed, making them one of the most popular options in woodworking shops. In the following article, you’ll learn how to use a bench grinder to sharpen chisels…

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