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652 days ago

I got this from my son tonight he was using it to beat on his starter (don’t ask lol). It looks like a chisel.

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#1 posted 652 days ago

That’s what it is a chisel .

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#2 posted 652 days ago

Yep thats what it is a chisel

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#3 posted 652 days ago

A “starter chisel” from the looks of it.

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#4 posted 652 days ago

Don’t know. The opening makes the think it’s meant to be on the end of a pole/shaft.

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#5 posted 652 days ago

millwright chisel.

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#6 posted 652 days ago

From the condition of it, it may be a combination starter banger/lever. They are very common and usually found in the bottom of the tool box.

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#7 posted 652 days ago

thats a nasty but fun day in the shop …. LOL

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#8 posted 652 days ago

One upon a time, it was a socket chisel. It actually might clean up better than you might think. I have rescued some in worse condition.

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#9 posted 652 days ago

That’s an EvapORust challenge waiting to happen : )

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#10 posted 652 days ago

Yeppers.. it’s a chisel.

Here’s a blog by a fellow lumberjock that you may find of use… about half way through the video see how he cleans rust from an old plane iron.

http://chiselandforge.com/refurbishingcoffin-smoother-part-1/

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#11 posted 652 days ago

its a really really rusty chisel

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#12 posted 652 days ago

yes indeed…it is a chisel, a very rusty chisel. I had one like that years ago.

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#13 posted 652 days ago

Its a lesihc, oh, I got that backwards…

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#14 posted 652 days ago

I would call it a former chisel. Now it’s only good use might be beating on a starter or possibly a good blacksmith could put it to use. It used to be a socket type chisel of some sort, but looks like rust has had it’s way a bit too long with it.

Doc

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#15 posted 651 days ago

Well. After some serious Contemplation, looking at the rest of the replies and Confirming with Wikipedia.

“A chisel is a tool with a characteristically shaped cutting edge (such that wood chisels have lent part of their name to a particular grind) of blade on its end, for carving or cutting a hard material such as wood, stone, or metal. The handle and blade of some types of chisel are made of metal or wood with a sharp edge in it.

In use, the chisel is forced into the material to cut it. The driving force may be manually applied or applied using a mallet or hammer.”

I’ve come to the concliusion that….

IT’S A CHISEL!!

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