What Is A Butt Chisel? What Is A Butt Chisel Used For?

butt chisels
Home > What Is This Tool?

A butt chisel is a small dumpy chisel which is effectively a small version of a firmer chisel.

The blade is usually in the region of 3 4 inch and usually has a bevelled edge.

The necks on the blade are usually round and stout.

Butt chisels are primarily designed for butt hinge work.

Butt chisels are sometimes referred to as an American Pattern chisel.



What Material Does A Butt Chisel Cut?

A butt chisel is designed to cut wood.


Butt Chisel Also Known As:


  • Dumpy Chisel
  • Americal Pattern Chisel

There have been a few makers of butt chisels in the past, and a few present makers. Below are a list of a few well known butt chisels makers:

Old Butt Chisel Makers:


  • ?

New Butt Chisel Makers:


  • Ashley Iles
  • Crown Tools



comments powered by Disqus



Use Of Content


Enjoy viewing the encyclopedia of tools.

If you use info such as dates or photos from FindMyTool.co.uk for certain online auction sites, forums, video footage, websites and any other forms of media, please spread the word so others know where to find the information.

Please see our terms if using more than a few dates or photos.


Popular Old Tool Reviews

Chesterman Tape Measure
Disston Saw D8
Marples Brace - Ultimatum
Rabone Square 1902
Record 09 1/2 Plane
Record Router 071
Record 405 Plane
Spear & Jackson Saw 88
Stanley 45 Plane
Stanley 50 Plane
Stanley 13-050 Plane
Stanley Router 71
Stanley Drill 803
Norris Plane A5
Sash Fillister Plane

Popular New Tool Reviews

Clifton Plane 4
Clifton Plane 7
Clifton Spokeshave 550
Joseph Marples Mortice Gauge T14
Joseph Marples Try Square
Pax Dovetail Saw 1
Veritas Block Plane DX60
Veritas Router Plane
Veritas Small Router
Veritas Spokeshave

terms & conditions | privacy | advertising | feedback | related resources | sitemap

Copyright © findmytool.co.uk All rights reserved