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Carpenter's Corner Chisel


Corner Chisel
circa 1800-1840
Forged steel
signed: "G. SHELDON." 11 3/8" long, 7/8" edges. This socketed chisel looks like it was cast and then finished by hand.


Corner Chisel
circa 1720-1800
Forged iron and German blister steel
Unsigned. 6 1/4" long, 1" x 1" chisel. This primitively wrought woodworking tool has the remains of a broken off wooden handle and an obscured maker's mark in 18th century script. It has an unusual construction with a squared-off solid socket above the corner chisel. It is clearly all handmade with a weld steel construction.