A butt chisel
is a small dumpy chisel which is effectively a small version of
a bench 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 and dovetailing.
Butt chisels are sometimes referred to as an American Pattern chisel.
A butt chisel is designed to cut wood.
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:
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