The third go of rcboisjoli's studio tool feature.
Tool: Plaster Chisel
Origin: Pottery Supply House
Age: 2 years
Description: A flat stainless steel blank folded ninety degrees at end with a sharpen end. Pointed, square and flat options are available, as well as small medium and wide widths.
Use: Used with a wooden arm on the plaster lathe. Blades allows removal of plaster to shape a form used as a model for moldmaking. The sharp edge often makes a terrible nails-on-chalkboard noise as the plaster enters it's final hardness.