SKEW CHISELS are flat tools with a cutting edge ground at an acute angle to the flat surface. They are used in spindle turning only and can create coves, fine finishes, edges, pommels and many other uses. The skew chisel produces a finish that may be the finest of all woodturning tools however, many turners shy away from it, thinking it is difficult to learn. With practice, the skew can become one of the most versatile tools in your shop. They are machined from solid High Speed Steel which has been fully heat treated for optimum performance. We offer skew chisels in various widths ranging from 1/2" to 1 1/2".