How to use a Chisel Correctly

The chisel. A deceptively simple tool to use. I've seen many people butcher their work as a result of not being able to use a chisel correctly, and it usually comes down to a small number of reasons. In this video I give you some very simple tips to make your chiselling cleaner, more accurate, and require less effort. If you want to know more about the chisels I am using, have a look at my chisels on kit.

This lessons objectives:

  • How to efficiently use a chisel
  • How to get the best power transfer
  • How to sight down the chisel in use
  • How to prolong edge sharpness

If you enjoyed this video and want to see more of my Back to Basics series, be sure to watch my videos on How to Plane Correctly and How to Saw Correctly.

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