The chisel is one of the most important woodworking tools. Those who know their craft are more than willing to spend a ton of money to get their hands on a great chisel. However, why not just build your own chisel from scratch instead?
Not a lot of people go the DIY route because people think that building their own hand tool is not going to be easy. However, any great blacksmith will tell you that building tools is about learning the process and eventually becoming good enough to create tools of the highest quality.
There are numerous guides on how to create chisels online. Using a few simple tools, you can create your own with the highest quality of materials. The video you will see on the next page is one of the best DIY chisel guides you will see online.
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