A bust is a sculpted or cast representation of the upper part of the human figure, depicting a person's head and neck, as well as a variable portion of the chest and shoulders. The piece is normally supported by a plinth. These forms recreate the likeness of an individual. These may be of any suitable material (such as marble, bronze or clay).

Bust of Man

A bust is a sculpted or cast representation of the upper part of the human figure, depicting a person's…

Carpenter using a chisel.

Carpenter

Carpenter using a chisel.

"Vertical and Longitudinal section through skull of Castor Fiber, showing the cerebral cavity, the greatly-developed turbinal lamellae, the mode of implantation of the large over-growing chisel-edged incisor, and the curved rootless molars." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Castor Fiber

"Vertical and Longitudinal section through skull of Castor Fiber, showing the cerebral cavity, the greatly-developed…

Chisel.

Chisel

Chisel.

A chisel made by Buck Brothers in 1914.

Chisel

A chisel made by Buck Brothers in 1914.

"The ordinary mortice chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The ordinary mortice chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The socket chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The socket chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The blacksmith's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The blacksmith's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The cross-cut chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The cross-cut chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The diamond point chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The diamond point chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The round-nose chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The round-nose chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The mason's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The mason's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The jumper chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The jumper chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The firmer chisel used by carpenters." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The firmer chisel used by carpenters." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The carver's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The carver's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

A chisel used as a tool to help pry.

Chisel

A chisel used as a tool to help pry.

"Proper position for horizontal chiseling." -Ginn, 1906

Chiseling

"Proper position for horizontal chiseling." -Ginn, 1906

With the plane, one can make rough wood true, smooth and beautiful. The name plane, perhaps, comes from the work it does, for it is used to smooth or reduce wood to a true plane.

Circular Plane

With the plane, one can make rough wood true, smooth and beautiful. The name plane, perhaps, comes from…

With the plane, one can make rough wood true, smooth and beautiful. The name plane, perhaps, comes from the work it does, for it is used to smooth or reduce wood to a true plane.

Core Box Plane

With the plane, one can make rough wood true, smooth and beautiful. The name plane, perhaps, comes from…

"A gauge." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gauge

"A gauge." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Lozenge-graver. GRAVER. A tool used for engraving; a burin; also a sculptors' chisel." -Whitney, 1911

Lozenge Graver

"Lozenge-graver. GRAVER. A tool used for engraving; a burin; also a sculptors' chisel." -Whitney, 1911

An illustration of a man chiseling a block of marble.

Man Chiseling

An illustration of a man chiseling a block of marble.

A rusted nut is removed by splitting it with a cold chisel by placing the chisel along the fiber it wiill split easily.

Removing Rusted Nuts using Chisel

A rusted nut is removed by splitting it with a cold chisel by placing the chisel along the fiber it…

A sash plane made like a spokeehave, to work on sashes.

Router Plane

A sash plane made like a spokeehave, to work on sashes.

With a chisel and mallet a sculptor could strike thirty blows a minute; with the new pneumatic chisel he could strike a thousand a minute. The sculptor's hand and mind were then enabled to focus solely on guiding the chisel rather than striking it.

Pneumatic Chisel

With a chisel and mallet a sculptor could strike thirty blows a minute; with the new pneumatic chisel…

A razor strop is a flexible strip of leather or canvas used to sharpen and polish the blade of a straight razor, a knife, or a woodworking tool like a chisel. Unlike honing a blade, in which a whetstone removes metal bent out of alignment from the blade's edge, stropping the blade realigns the indentations without removing any material.

Razor Strop Holder and Backing

A razor strop is a flexible strip of leather or canvas used to sharpen and polish the blade of a straight…

This knife is a band of multi function pocket knife. Generally speaking a tool like this has a blade as well as other various tools, such as a screwdriver and knife sharpener intended for military and camping purposes. These attachments are stored inside the handle of the knife through a pivot point mechanism.

Combination Can Opening Knife Sharpening Screwdriver

This knife is a band of multi function pocket knife. Generally speaking a tool like this has a blade…

"Workmen are represented polishing and painting statues of men, sphinxes, and small figures; and two instances occur of large granite colossi, surrounded with scaffolding, on which men are engaged in polishing and chiselling the stone, the painter following the sculptor to color the hieroglypics which he has engraved on the back of the statue." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian sculptors

"Workmen are represented polishing and painting statues of men, sphinxes, and small figures; and two…

With the plane, one can make rough wood true, smooth and beautiful. The name plane, perhaps, comes from the work it does, for it is used to smooth or reduce wood to a true plane.

Side Plane

With the plane, one can make rough wood true, smooth and beautiful. The name plane, perhaps, comes from…

"The spoke-shave affords a good example of what has just been said as to the result obtainable by a well-directed effort towards the improvement of an old estrablished hand tool." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Spoke-shave

"The spoke-shave affords a good example of what has just been said as to the result obtainable by a…

"A wood-engraver's scooper." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Wood-engraver's Scooper

"A wood-engraver's scooper." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893