When Are Your Chisels Sharp Enough? 1 comments 12 years ago Audio Podcasts Sharpening The sharper the tool, the cleaner the cutThere are many ways to tell if your chisels are sharp enough for good work. Ask 10 woodworkers and you will probably get 10 answers. For me, I know my tools are sharp enough when I see the dripping blood and can’t figure out where it came from. Listen!