All projecting tenons, as well as the tops and bottoms of the posts, should be chamfered about 1/8 in.
The latter are chamfered and moulded rudely with two hollows.
Eye-bonder: A narrow, rough ashlar in one end of which a chamfered hole has been cut.
Practically all cylinders are chamfered at the lower end to make insertion of piston rings easier.
Or one corner may be chamfered with the chisel, as shown in Fig. 29.
The edges of these washers are chamfered off to prevent them from burring easily.
The face of ashlar-work may be plain and level, or have rebated, chamfered, or moulded joints.
The arcade has pointed, chamfered arches, supported on octagonal pillars, and there is a small clerestory.
The lower ends should be chamfered slightly to prevent their splintering from usage.
The sharp edges of the uprights may be bevelled or chamfered where people are likely to come in contact with them.
1560s, "channelled, fluted," from the verb form of chamfer (v.); see chamfer (n.)). Meaning "bevelled off" is from c.1790.
c.1600, "small groove cut in wood or stone," from Middle French chanfraindre (15c., Modern French chanfreiner), past participle of chanfraint. The second element seems to be from Latin frangere "to break" (see fraction); perhaps the whole word is cantum frangere "to break the edge." Meaning "bevelled surface of a square edge or corner" is attested from c.1840, of uncertain connection to the other sense.