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How to Use Masonry Chisels

Masonry chisels are much heavier and wider than wood chisels. They are used in conjunction with a two-pound hammer to remove sections of masonry or other hard materials, such as wall tiles.

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Brick Chisel

This chisel has a short, broad and flat blade. The handle often has a guard on top that will protect the user's hand when hammering on the chisel. You can use a brick chisel to remove masonry. The wide blade is good for cutting bricks or blocks without shattering them.

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