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A single beveled end-cutting blade with a straight or angled shank used with a thrust along the axis of the handle for cutting or splitting dentin and enamel.
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Single beveled end-cutting blade with straight or angled shank used with a thrust along axis of handle for cutting or splitting dentin and enamel.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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'Tell you men to use their chisels,' I told him, 'Hold the chisel against the crack you have to pry open and then hit with the hammer sideways:
8 COLD CHISEL AND A BOLSTER These are invincible friends.
The best thing about a workbench is that it doesn't matter if you drill a hole through it or stab it with a chisel. PPE (Personal Protection Equipment): As my Dad says: "It's all fun and games until someone pokes their eye out!" From personal experience, get yourself goggles and use them, no matter how uncomfortable they are.
A A fine-grit belt will put a sharp edge on a chisel or gouge.
A more formal arrangement, christened The Chisel Fund, was begun by Alcheringa Gallery in 1992.
If you're used to semisharp chisels, be extra careful with your freshly sharpened chisel.
Use a chisel and mallet and tap around the outline of the hinge shapes making sure that the 'bevel' (sloped edge) of the chisel is facing towards the waste wood.
I should have followed but instead put chisel to task and continued chipping away, all the while wondering why she hadn't said anything.
WORK SHARP TOOL SHARPENER is designed for sharpening a broad array of woodworking and common blade tools including chisels, plane irons, carving tools, putty knives, scrapers and axes.
If you work with wood, stone or metal, sooner or later you'll need a chisel. Whether you're making furniture, installing doors and trim, shaping stone for a foundation or fireplace, or working with logs to build a timber-frame structure, chisels are essential tools for the job.
* A range of chisels, points and blunts are available in various lengths.

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