One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A chisel used for cutting metal.
- ‘Failing that, use a hacksaw or hammer and cold chisel to cut through it.’
- ‘Many paleontologists carry a geologist's hammer or masonry hammer; rock slabs may be split with this hammer, with this hammer and a cold chisel, or with a stiff-bladed putty knife, depending on their hardness.’
- ‘Using a hammer and a small cold chisel, crack the tile between the holes and pry it away from the wall.’
- ‘A hand cold chisel with a 7/8-inch bit made out of 3/4-inch octagon beryllium was manufactured.’
- ‘You'll need the following tools: a utility knife, hammer, cold chisel, hacksaw, flat pry bar, aviation snips, Phillips screwdriver (or a cordless drill/driver), pliers, sanding block and 4-and 8-in. drywall knives.’
- ‘Taking off plaster can damage the surface of bricks - soft ones are especially vulnerable - so work carefully with a hammer and cold chisel.’
- ‘Use a cold chisel and a hand-drilling hammer to undercut the edges so the hole is wider at the bottom than it is at the driveway surface.’
- ‘Use a cold chisel and mason's hammer (sometimes called an engineer's or hand-drilling hammer) to carefully break the damaged tile into as many pieces as necessary to remove it.’
- ‘Using a cold chisel and club hammer, chip away the tile, starting in the middle.’
- ‘My question is: what damage will the heating of the frame have done and are the small bumps in the tubing from the cold chisel a problem when hammered flat?’
- ‘Lacking the special wrenches required to remove the bolts that held the wings on, the dockworkers had employed cold chisels on the bolt heads.’
cold chisel/kōld ˈCHizəl/
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