What Is A Cannel?

what is a cannel?
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In terms of tools, the word Cannel is specifically the term for a chisel or gouge's 'Bevel'.

The word 'cannel' today is only really used when describing a woodworking gouge tool.

When talking about a chisels cannel, it is now in general just reffered to as bevel or bevel edge.

The cannel on a gouge is called either incannel or outcannel...

what is incannel

What Is In-Cannel?

What does incannel mean? Incannel is a bevel on the inside of a woodwork gouge; inside being inside the curved side.

Examples of incannel gouges include: firmer gouges, paring gouges, adze.

what is outcannel

What Is Out-Cannel?

What does outcannel mean? Outcannel is a bevel on the outside of a woodwork gouge; outside being on the outside of the curve.

Examples of outcannel gouges include: firmer gouges, wood-carving tools, wood-turning tools.


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