Choosing the Best Chisel

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



Butt Chisels
Butt chisels.
Photo courtesy WWW.TRADITIONALWOODWORKER.COM
Carving Chisels
Carving chisels.
Photo courtesy STEVE MAXWELL
Framing Chisel
Framing chisel.
Photo courtesy WWW.TRADITIONALWOODWORKER.COM
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
Masonry Chisel and Sledgehammer
Sledgehammer and masonry chisel.
Photo courtesy ISTOCKPHOTO/GREG NICHOLAS











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