paring chisel

  1. a woodworking chisel moved by steady hand pressure to make long, light cuts.

Origin of paring chisel

First recorded in 1695–1705

Words Nearby paring chisel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use paring chisel in a sentence

  • 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.