Tooth Chisel

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tooth Chisel

 

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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.