Hand Tools

Subject:
Another nifty behavior from pigstickers
Response To:
Re: Mortise technique ()

David Weaver
The tall cross section chisels have another nifty trick at the ends of mortises. They can take a mortise end to vertical in almost one pass by driving the chisel in, rocking it up a little bit, and then rotating. A huge amount of material can be removed at once in one progressive pass.

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