Why do Chisels have bevels

The bevel on woodworking chisels makes each one ideal for a different project. Knowing why each bevel is important to help you choose the best chisel for all of your upcoming woodworks.

A chisel is beveled because a piece of steel is taken away from the edges and allows for a quick sharpened edge. The sharper an edge, the easier and faster it is to shape the wood.

When doing woodworking by hand, it is essential to utilize the correct hand tools to shape and make perfect woodcuts. A bevel chisel can help achieve precise and narrow cuts that machines may not be able to do.

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