If the prisoner severs his fetters with an old nail, it is because he does not possess the luxury of a file or a "cold chisel."
You didn't cut collapsium with a cold chisel, or even an atomic torch.
This end, too, is cut off, hardened and tempered as you did the cold chisel.
The matter of the cold chisel still remained to be thrashed out.
Then we looked out a nice flagstone in the stable-yard, and we got a cold chisel out of the Dentist's toolbox, and began.
If there is any surplus lead, it can now be cut off, using the hammer and cold chisel.
Mr. Swan sent him to a blacksmith's shop and had his shackles cut off with a cold chisel.
Tell the gardener to bring a mallet and cold chisel from the tool shed.
When the babbitt has cooled, break the box apart by driving a cold chisel between the two halves.
With this and a cold chisel and a strong knife one can divide any roots in comfort.