A 1-prong chisel is a tool used for punching holes in leather for the purpose of lacing or stitching. The tool consists of a handle with a metal prong attached to one end. The prong is sharpened to a chisel-like point and is used to pierce through the leather material. This specific 1-prong chisel is designed for punching holes for kangaroo lace, which is a type of leather lace that is known for its strength and durability. The chisel has a diameter of 2mm, which means it will create holes that are precisely sized for kangaroo lace.
The chisel is capable of punching holes for lace that is 2-2.5mm wide, which is a common size range for kangaroo lace. The chisel is typically used in conjunction with a mallet or hammer to ensure a clean and precise cut through the leather. Using a 1-prong chisel for punching holes in leather is a common technique used in leatherworking and is an important step in creating high-quality leather goods such as wallets, belts, and bags.