• Firmer-Chisel
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chiseller a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
    • ***

Additional illustrations & photos:

Paring-Chisel.  Framing-Chisel.  Mortise-Chisel Paring-Chisel. Framing-Chisel. Mortise-Chisel
Paring with a Chisel Paring with a Chisel
Perpendicular Chiseling Perpendicular Chiseling
Chiseling End Wood Chiseling End Wood
Right and Wrong Ways of Perpendicular Chiseling Right and Wrong Ways of Perpendicular Chiseling
Mallet Chiseling Mallet Chiseling
Testing the Sharpness of a Chisel Testing the Sharpness of a Chisel
Adjustable Chisel-Gage.  Wooden Bench-Plane Adjustable Chisel-Gage. Wooden Bench-Plane


  • King Jr. Martin Luther
    “The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.”
  • King Jr. Martin Luther
    “War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow.”
  • Michelangelo
    “It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand.”


In literature:

With a chisel or a dagger now, this might be prized open.
"Micah Clarke" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The artist had great skill who could chisel out of marble such a strong, bold rider, and such a spirited horse.
"Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae" by Jennie Hall
He left the room, and returned in a few moments with a chisel.
"Night and Morning, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Big stones had been chiseled roughly into shape to build the walls, and the flooring was as dry as the floor of the house.
"Way of the Lawless" by Max Brand
I cut my initials in it with a chisel.
"Explorations in Australia" by John Forrest
Triumphs of the Chisel.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 9, May 28, 1870" by Various
While he went on doing the same for the other logs on that side, the Boy roughly chiselled a moderately flat sill.
"The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
At the same moment his chisel-like teeth got a firm hold of the loose skin at Kazan's throat.
"Kazan" by James Oliver Curwood
He carried a lantern, a mallet, and a chisel.
"The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales" by Richard Garnett
Nick had a small saw, a large chisel, and his knife.
"Wyandotte" by James Fenimore Cooper

In poetry:

Shall be raked over till they yield
Last priceless slags for fashioning high,
Ploughs to wake grass in every field,
Chisels men's hands to magnify.
"To Iron-Founders And Others" by Gordon Bottomley
He loved his books, the Art that hints
A beauty veiled behind its own,
The graver's line, the pencil's tints,
The chisel's shape evoked from stone.
"Sumner" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Sculptor of demons and of goddesses,
I chisel also an eidolon of love
in ebony, adorning him with black roses
that bear the thorns of pain and sorrow.
"Eros of Ebony" by Clark Ashton Smith
The deepened stream more proudly swept,
Though chafed by many a vessel's prow;
The Youth in manhood's vigor stept,
But care was chiselled on his brow.
"The Bubble Chase" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Not to chisel ornaments,
But to chisel with free stroke the heads and limbs of plenteous
Supreme Gods, that The States may realize them, walking and
"Myself And Mine" by Walt Whitman
In the still air the music lies unheard;
In the rough marble beauty hides unseen.
To make the music and the beauty needs
The Master's touch, the Sculptor's chisel keen.
"In the Still Air the Music Lies Unheard" by Horatius Bonar

In news:

Chiseled arms, legs and pectorals might be impressive, but if the abdominals aren't equally impressive, chances are you won't be crowned Mr or Ms Olympia anytime soon.
Big slabs of gray-colored rock that he could saw and chisel down to the planned foot-wide squares.
Episode #46: Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons - " Born Again ".
Cory Chisel 's new 'Laura' video.
Listen to 'I've Been Accused' from Cory Chisel 's upcoming album 'Old Believers.
Northeast Wisconsin will have a shot at previewing Cory Chisel 's upcoming album this weekend.
To reduce the chance of blueing any more chisels , try using white or pink 60-grit aluminum-oxide wheels which grind cooler.
Norah Jones, Corey Chisel & the Wandering Sons.
Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons.
Success has exceeded the expectations of Cory Chisel , pictured with bandmate Jo McCaughey.
Deputies say two men have escaped from the Anderson County jail after chiseling through concrete blocks.
The compact, chiseled Evoque — the lightest and most fuel-efficient Range Rover ever built — is available as a two-door coupe or five-door wagon.
A fitness lover with a thin moustache, chiseled torso and enthusiasm for motorbikes, Vadra stepped into the limelight this year by announcing a possible move into politics.
The chiseled actor is openly gay and a father of three.
KAREN QUINCY LOBERG/THE STAR Bob Salfi mans his post as docent while Nathen Blackwell chisels the name of Jon M Huntsman , Jr into the limestone wall in the foyer of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Monday.

In science:

As a by product of the rapid developments in jet physics there has also recently been tremendous interest in using a somewhat more sophisticated understanding of jets and their properties, gained via relatively simple analytical calculations, as a chisel for improving the prominence of new physics signals at the LHC.
Recent progress in QCD calculations for e^+e^- annihilation and hadron collisions