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paring chisel

a woodworking chisel moved by steady hand pressure to make long, light cuts.
Origin of paring chisel
First recorded in 1695-1705 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • With care, this can be accomplished with the dovetail saw, thus avoiding unnecessary labour and the use of the paring chisel.

    Woodwork Joints William Fairham
  • The difference between the two lies in the shapes of their handles, and that the paring chisel is longest.

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