Chisels are one of the most basic tools in a handyman’s arsenal. Because of this, they have to be kept in great condition at all times. However, even the best chisels can become blunt after years of use and abuse. It is an event that all handymen have to face eventually.
Blunt and damaged chisels are not as effective as their sharper counterparts. A lot of people tend to just throw away their chisels once they get blunted. What a waste! Especially since they can easily sharpen their tools at their workshop and make them as useful as before.
The fact is that sharpening a chisel is not all that difficult. Learning how to sharpen chisels will keep your tool in top shape for your next project. It is also a sneaky-good way to earn some extra. It is a beginner-friendly skill that will translate well as you progress to harder projects. Learn how to sharpen your tools on the next page
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Move on to the Next Page video: Sharpening a Dull Chisel.