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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: 25,318
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,405
    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: 23,040
    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: 10,540
    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: 26,145
    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: 13,060
    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: 6,953
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 119
    24th Aug 2016, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  2. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 789
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 837
    4th Jul 2016, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  3. Knife block

    Started by NeilS, 30th Jun 2016 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 345
    1st Jul 2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  4. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 477
    19th Jun 2016, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  5. Japanese knife from Carbatec

    Started by NeilS, 17th Jun 2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 488
    17th Jun 2016, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  6. Japanese joinery

    Started by sinjin, 6th Mar 2007 12:36 PM
    japanese, joinery, links, pics, share
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 26,282
    21st Apr 2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  7. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 08:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 7,875
    9th Apr 2016, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  8. 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: 82,823
    25th Feb 2016, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  9. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 785
    24th Feb 2016, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  10. 2015 Japan Miki Tool Festival

    Started by Mockingbird, 17th Nov 2015 07:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,273
    30th Nov 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 772
    11th Nov 2015, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  11. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,997
    7th Oct 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  12. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 762
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  13. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 961
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  14. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,027
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  15. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 839
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  16. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 853
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 846
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  17. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 646
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  18. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,336
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  19. 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: 3,804
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  20. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,291
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  21. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,110
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  22. 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: 1,082
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  23. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 05:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,908
    25th Jan 2015, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  24. J-Tool Gathering

    Started by thumbsucker, 17th Nov 2014 08:13 PM
    gathering, jtool
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,503
    28th Nov 2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  25. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 12:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 3,885
    18th Nov 2014, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  26. 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: 3,001
    18th Nov 2014, 02:16 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,251
    11th Nov 2014, 04:47 PM Go to last post

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