When a new chisel with a
hooped handle is received, quite often the hoop is loose. This is common to all
The function of the hoop is solely to keep the handle from splitting. Therefore, the hoop should be properly seated prior to use.
As mom always says, “We're here to have fun, not to get
hurt.” Nowhere is that more important
than when you step into the workshop.
Protecting yourself from common issues is the first step to a safe shop.