Make A Chisel Handle
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I prefer to make my own socket chisel handles rather than stick with the one that came from the manufacturer.I can shape them to fit my hand and my working style, and I can use a dense hardwood of choice, such as hickory, ash, or oak.
Most of the time I make chisel handles on the lathe.However, if you don't have a lathe the process can be accomplished just as well — though maybe not as fast — with a drawknife, spokeshave, rasps, and files.
The following 10-step process illustrates my method.I took these photos as I shaped two framing chisel handles on a job site.Click on each image to see a larger view...