cold chisel


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

cold chisel

a toughened steel chisel
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cold chisel

[′kōld ‚chiz·əl]
(design engineering)
A chisel specifically designed to cut or chip cold metal; made of specially tempered tool steel machined into various cutting edges. Also known as cold cutter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cold chisel

cold chisel
A chisel with a cutting edge formed of tempered steel; used for cutting metal which has not been softened by heating.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
This breaks it up, making it easier to remove.' WITH a club hammer and cold chisel, remove the broken tile.
RW: Choices like the use of Cold Chisel actually come from a completely different part of the equation.
Place the cold chisel in the center of the tile, lining it up with one score line, and gently tap the top of it with the hammer.
Cold Chisel hallmark Khe Sanh, tracing the legacy of the Vietnam War, has toughened up over the years and 1990 solo showpiece Lay Down Your Guns all but stole the show.
Chip out the cracked portion with a maul and cold chisel. Remove the chipped pieces and vacuum out the crack before power washing.
It looks like it was done by a one-eyed blacksmith with a dull cold chisel. Then I pulled out the one I had taken in trade and saw the same gouge marks.
Each marked square was nicked with a cold chisel and the center of each square was marked with a center punch.
This fragile reinvention offers the listener a completely different experience to the mid-tempo pacing and polished production values of Cold Chisel's original.
A IF you use a cold chisel and hammer, there's a good chance of cracking a lot of surrounding plaster.
AChop out one of the tiles with a narrow cold chisel, then drive a bolster behind the rest to prise them off the surface.
Cold Chisel classic Khe Sanh and Working Class Man are Springsteen-like standouts, with Love And Hate an arena barnstormer.
Besies the barrel, you'll need a hammer, 3/4-inch cold chisel, metal file, electric drill with 1/4- and 3/4-inch high-speed bits, heavy-duty metal shears or saber saw, two 6-inch metal gate handles with bolts and nuts, two 1/2- by 34-inch lenghts of steel rod (steel reinforcement bars work well), two 1-1/2- by 8-inch metal straps, four 1/8- by 1-1/2-inch stove bolts with nuts, about 24-1/8-inch washers, and two round ends cut from a 1-pound food can.