Stonemason's chisel (1)

Stone was worked using a range of tools including saws and chisels.  Stone mason's tools have changed very little over the centuries.  Finer shaping and detail was worked by striking chisels like this with a large wooden mallet. 
Object no :
DMMI016n
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
length (whole) 145mm, width (blade) 14mm, width (end) 17 mm
Materials :
metal, iron
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
DUMFM:0206.20
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
You must enable javascript to view this website