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Forum: JAPANESE HAND TOOLS

A forum for the discussion of Japanese hand Tools. What makes them good, how to tell the good tools from the bad, and how to use and look after them.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese Blacksmiths

    Started by Groggy, 5th Mar 2007 08:10 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    blacksmith, blacksmiths, blade, blue, chisel, chiyozuru, chiyozurus, city, famous, hammers, ichihiro, ishidoh, japan, japanese, maker, master, niigata, plane, planes, prefecture, quality, renowned, revered, sadahide, sanjyo, son, steel, tokyo, tools, yamazaki
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 25,440
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,442
    16th May 2009, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to set up a brand new chisel

    Started by soatoz, 11th Apr 2007 06:04 PM
    article, bevel, blade, body, brand, chisel, doesn’t, don’t, grind, ground, guide, handle, honing, hoop, lacquer, nail, neck, part2”, plane, polish, rounded, set, setter, sharpen, sharpening, stone, straight, tip, touching, “how
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 23,145
    12th Apr 2007, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Sharpen a Plane Blade Part2: How to sharpen the front side.

    Started by soatoz, 23rd Mar 2007 06:18 PM
    angle, bevel, blade, blades, check, coarse, edge, feel, fix, flat, grinding, guide, honing, iron, med, part2, plane, rule, sharpen, sharpening, start, steel, stone, stones, straight, super, surface, synthetic, time, tip
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 10,635
    24th Mar 2007, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Sharpen a Plane Blade Part1: How to Make a Beautiful Ura (Uraoshi Technique)

    Started by soatoz, 11th Mar 2007 08:22 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    arrows, beautiful, bent, blade, check, diamond, don’t, flat, grit, image, kana-ban, kongou-sha, make, method, move, part1, plane, polish, red, rule, shape, sharpen, shown, steel, stone, surface, tape, technique, ura, uraoshi
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 26,290
    15th Mar 2007, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese Tool Glossary A-M

    Started by Groggy, 5th Mar 2007 07:59 PM
    base, blade, block, blue, chisel, chisels, glossary, haisu, hammer, handle, hardening, head, iron, japanese, kamaji, materials, means, nail, oak, plane, popular, rentetsu, set, sharpen, sheath, soft, steel, stone, tool, type
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 13,104
    11th Mar 2007, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese tool names and terms.

    Started by ozwinner, 3rd Mar 2007 05:32 PM
    chalk, frivolous, genno, hammer, ink, japanese, kanna-plane, line, names, nokogiri-handsaw, nomi-chisel, post, posts, sorted, sumitsubo, terms, thread, tool, tools
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 6,980
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. KEZUROUKAI in Los Gatos, California October 8th 2016

    Started by alx, 18th Sep 2016 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 402
    18th Sep 2016, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  2. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,306
    6th Sep 2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  3. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,489
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 887
    4th Jul 2016, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  4. Knife block

    Started by NeilS, 30th Jun 2016 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 373
    1st Jul 2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 507
    19th Jun 2016, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  6. Japanese knife from Carbatec

    Started by NeilS, 17th Jun 2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 536
    17th Jun 2016, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  7. Japanese joinery

    Started by sinjin, 6th Mar 2007 12:36 PM
    japanese, joinery, links, pics, share
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 26,381
    21st Apr 2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  8. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 08:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 7,997
    9th Apr 2016, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  9. My kit of Japanese knives ... WIP

    Started by rsser, 3rd Oct 2011 04:46 PM
    19 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 19
    • Replies: 277
    • Views: 83,341
    25th Feb 2016, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  10. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 847
    24th Feb 2016, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  11. 2015 Japan Miki Tool Festival

    Started by Mockingbird, 17th Nov 2015 07:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,354
    30th Nov 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 827
    11th Nov 2015, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  12. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,142
    7th Oct 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  13. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 800
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  14. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,000
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  15. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,116
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  16. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 872
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  17. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 898
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 876
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  18. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 663
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  19. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,405
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  20. KEZUROU-KAI meet up in Japan, May 5-6 2015 in Kobe. Who wants to come?

    Started by alx, 28th Nov 2014 12:48 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    2014, 2015, japan, kezuroukai, kobe, meet
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,900
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  21. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,353
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  22. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,144
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  23. A New home for Japanese Woodwork on the web!!

    Started by Yxoc, 28th Jan 2015 10:28 PM
    home, japanese, web, woodwork
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,121
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  24. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 05:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,948
    25th Jan 2015, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  25. J-Tool Gathering

    Started by thumbsucker, 17th Nov 2014 08:13 PM
    gathering, jtool
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,548
    28th Nov 2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  26. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 12:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 4,018
    18th Nov 2014, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  27. Talking My huge order of Japanese tools arrived :)

    Started by raptor, 12th Nov 2014 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    arrived, huge, japanese, kanna, kiri, nokogiri, obscure tools, order, shopping, tools
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,106
    18th Nov 2014, 02:16 AM Go to last post

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