Choosing the Best Chisel

Learn which types of chisels work best for woodworking, carving, timber framing and masonry.



Bevel Edge Chisels
Chisels are essential tools, and we'll show you how to pick the best chisel for a given task. For example, a good set of bevel-edge chisels like these are perfect for woodworking.  
Photo courtesy WWW.TRADITIONALWOODWORKER.COM
Framing Chisel
Framing chisel.
Photo courtesy WWW.TRADITIONALWOODWORKER.COM
Butt Chisels
Butt chisels.
Photo courtesy WWW.TRADITIONALWOODWORKER.COM
Carving Chisels
Carving chisels.
Photo courtesy STEVE MAXWELL
Masonry Chisel and Sledgehammer
Sledgehammer and masonry chisel.
Photo courtesy ISTOCKPHOTO/GREG NICHOLAS

















Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here