Cover mortiser chisels with protective PVC

Instead of letting my mortiser’s hollow chisels roll around freely inside a drawer where they could get damaged, I made a few simple PVC sheaths. Just plug one end with a scrap of wood dowel, drop in a chisel, and top the pipe with a PVC cap. —Bill McNeil, Bandon, Ore.

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