12:48 Nov 22, 2014
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German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Stoßeisen
Ein Versuch, eine Beilklinge auf einem geraden langen Holzstiel zu schäften, um sie so als Stoßeisen zu verwenden war nicht befriedigend

I know the tool looks something like this but I can't think of/find the English word for it.
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:51

Summary of answers provided
2 +2chisel
Stephen Sadie
Summary of reference entries provided
Timber framing tools
Kim Metzger



9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2

for starters

Stephen Sadie
Local time: 07:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks Stephen, it was a kind of a chisel but thanks to your comment, I checked various chisels and it's actually a 'slick' I was looking for

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  José Patrício: 2 cinzeis -
19 mins

disagree  Kim Metzger: Hi Stephen - the tool shown by the asker seems to be a gardening tool, a kind of spade. But since he has a timber framing tool in mind, it would be a slick.
2 hrs

agree  gangels
5 hrs

agree  Benjamin Schmitt
16 hrs
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45 mins
Reference: Timber framing tools

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Note added at 1 hr (2014-11-22 14:15:49 GMT)

More commonly known in German as a Flachmeißel

Kim Metzger
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 42
Note to reference poster
Asker: Thanks Kim!

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