I have no tame pets, but there are some chipping sparrows around our house.
Yet in all that time he only learned to grind his flint stones instead of chipping them.
A drifting chisel may have a longer taper than one used for chipping.
If chipping or cutting is required, he will grasp the first chisel at hand.
So fine is the chipping that to see the workmanship a magnifying ...