Tooth Chisel | Article about Tooth Chisel by The Free Dictionary
an instrument used by a sculptor to work marble and other relatively soft stones. The tool is made of steel and has a cutting edge that is usually divided into three sections. The tooth chisel produces raised strips on the stone’s surface.
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The three basic types of chisels remain the same: a point for roughing out the stone, tooth chisels
(also called claw tools) for shaping and modelling the forms and flat chisels for the finished surfaces and details.