Chisel - application

Chisels are part of every woodworking workshop. In the application of chisel, however, different shapes and sizes (and thus standards) are distinguished. For which applications you are using chisels, read the following guide.

Definition of chisel or chisel

Chisel is actually a colloquial term. The correct name would be chub. In addition, chisels are still divided into different shapes and sizes such as the chisel and chisel, although there are also significant differences in the standardization. The basic equipment when working with a gouge include the following parts:

  • Chisels in different sizes
  • Sting irons in different sizes
  • possibly hollow chisels
  • possibly turning chisel
  • various bats or mallets (mallet)

Applications for chisels

The applications of the chisel are extremely versatile. For woodcarvers and artists, the chisel is essential. But not only in creative professions, the chisel finds its application. The chisel is also used extensively in the craft industry. However, it should also be noted that many applications that are typical of chisels have now been passed on to other tools and machines. This refers to the router.

Chisels and routers

Because, as with the router, many applications are in the elaboration of battlements, door locks, grooves and grooves, decorated edges, etc. Thus, the router performs many applications. Chisels and chisels are more likely to find application in such tasks, if it requires authenticity.

Construction and maintenance of the chisel

In order to be able to deal properly with the chisel, the expert maintenance is extremely important. In the wooden handle held up with rings above and below is the iron. This is hardened in the blade area. This blade is ground only on one side at an angle between 25 and 40 degrees.

According to this structure, this page is also referred to as chamfer. The opposite side is the mirror. On the mirror side, the blade is never ground. More about this can be found in the guide for sharpening a chisel.

Apply (piercing or pricking) with the chisel

When stabbing or stemming mistakes are often made by the layman. The bevel should always point to the waste wood. Especially when grooving grooves, it quickly becomes clear why: the waste wood is spread away. However, many laymen use chisels and chisels the other way around because the chamfer can be used well as a lancing or prying angle. Nevertheless, this application of the chisel is wrong.

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