Hand Tools Archive
I don't want to be kicked out of class, but my paring chisels for planemaking are unicorned now. Life is far better.
If they're in an area where i'm afraid they may push through and blow out the back side of a cut, then I will tap them with a mallet.
I wouldn't cut dovetails with them, but with the right setup, I'd bet an enterprising oppositional person could do it and beat a beginner with bench chisels by a large margin