What is a woodturning chisel?
Woodturning chisels are a group of tools used in conjunction with a lathe. For more information on lathes, see the page entitled: What is a woodturning lathe?
A woodturning chisel typically has a long metal blade with a sharp, shaped cutting edge connected to a long wooden handle.
|A woodturning lathe is designed to cut and shape pieces of wood that are turned on a lathe, including table legs, stair spindles, pepper mills, bowls and dishes.|
Although called "chisels" there are, in fact , several different types of woodturning tool:
For more information, see What are the different types of woodturning chisel?
|Images on this page are used with the kind permission of Brian Clifford at www.turningtools.co.uk|