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Buying a Chisel Hammer

Called a chisel hammer by Paul Sellers, when being sold they can be listed as a ‘nylon hammer’, ‘assembly hammer’ or even a ‘soft-faced hammer’. Paul Sellers prefers a nylon faced hammer, (31-712R Thorex Nylon Hammer) his preferred size is is a 1 ½” (38mm). The head of the hammer is made from steel which […]

The Chisel Hammer Guide

Chisel hammer is the term used by Paul Sellers to describe the hammer that he recommends for use in striking the end of the chisel handle and assembling joinery. It can be made from nylon, steel or brass. The type Paul Sellers recommends is sold as a ‘nylon hammer’, ‘assembly hammer’ or even a […]

Using a Chisel Hammer

[…] the end of the handle gives you maximum striking power. An important aspect of using a hammer is listening. So, for instance, when you are using a chisel hammer to assemble a joint, listen carefully to ensure that the joint is going together. Continuing to hammer something that is being prevented from moving (because […]

Setting Up a Hammer

Note: This guide is on both chisel hammers and warrington hammers. Paul recommends scraping off the varnish from the handle when you get a new wooden-handled hammer and he recommends adding 4 coats of boiled linseed oil over a few days. This finish will ensure the hammer handle keeps in great condition and lasts a […]

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[…] UK which costs £6.00* with £4.95 delivery. 🇺🇸 If you are ordering from the US, we recommend this one from … Consumables Read More » Buying a Chisel7 October 2021 When buying chisels, you will usually find a set of 4 or a set of 6. The set of 4 includes the 4 most […]

Using a Chisel

When chopping paring or splitting, you should ensure the chisel is presented to the wood at the appropriate angle. PARE When you are paring wood you should rely on hand pressure only and use both hands to present the chisel to the wood. With your dominant hand on the handle and the other wrapped […]

The Chisel Guide

Chisels are one of the most commonly used tools in the history of woodworking. They are made up of a steel blade attached either to a wooden or plastic handle. Chisel hammers and wooden mallets are the tools we use to strike the end of the handle to allow you to split, chop and […]

The Hammer Guide

[…] as a striking surface Handle – The shaft, usually made from ash Types The Warrington Hammer (Often called The Cross Peen Hammer) Claw Hammer Nylon Headed Hammer (Chisel Hammer) Parts of a Hammer Without Highlighting With Highlighting ● Face ● Head ● Peen ● Handle Relevant Guides Setting Up a Hammer Note: This guide […]

Buying a Hammer

[…] hammer secondhand from eBay for £9.50 and £3.50 delivery*. *Prices correct as of December 2017. Relevant Guides Setting Up a Hammer Note: This guide is on both chisel hammers and warrington hammers. Paul recommends scraping off the varnish from the handle when you get a new wooden-handled hammer and he recommends adding 4 coats […]

Buying a Chisel

When buying chisels, you will usually find a set of 4 or a set of 6. The set of 4 includes the 4 most common sizes listed below and the set of 6 includes the two additional sizes: ¼” (6mm) ½” (12mm) ¾” (18mm) 1” (25mm) and 2 additional sizes ⅜” (10mm) 1¼” (32mm) […]