Traditionally used by cabinet- and pattern-makers for shaving thin slivers of wood. These paring chisels feature a long, flat, thin blade which tapers towards the cutting edge to give the finest of cuts when cleaning out grooves. Normally used for hand paring with one hand on the handle and the other controlling blade. Bevels on the top face enable access to the more difficult corners. In skilled hands a paring chisel causes wood to be removed effortlessly. Fitted with boxwood handle.