firmer chisel


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fir·mer chisel

(fûr′mər)
n.
A chisel or gouge with a thin blade, used to shape and finish wood by hand.

[French fermoir, from Old French, alteration (influenced by fermer, to make firm) of formoir, from former, to form, from Latin fōrmāre, from fōrma, form.]

firmer chisel

(ˈfɜːmə)
n
(Tools) a chisel or gouge with a thin blade, used on wood. Sometimes shortened to: firmer

fir′mer chis`el

(ˈfɜr mər)
n.
a narrow-bladed chisel for paring and mortising that is driven by hand pressure or with a mallet.
[1680–90; firmer < French fermoir, b. formoir that which forms (derivative of former to form < Latin formāre) and fermer to make firm (< Latin firmāre)]
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Noun1.firmer chisel - a chisel with a thin blade for woodworking
chisel - an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
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A firmer chisel is square-sided and has a longer blade, usually from 3-1/2" to 6" and is used mainly for cutting deeply into wood.
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