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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: 25,019
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,287
    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: 22,766
    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: 10,372
    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: 25,748
    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: 12,934
    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: 6,909
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Japanese joinery

    Started by sinjin, 6th Mar 2007 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 24,920
    21st Apr 2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  2. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 08:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 6,687
    9th Apr 2016, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 82,010
    25th Feb 2016, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 632
    24th Feb 2016, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  5. 2015 Japan Miki Tool Festival

    Started by Mockingbird, 17th Nov 2015 07:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,117
    30th Nov 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 623
    11th Nov 2015, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  6. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,574
    7th Oct 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  7. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 692
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  8. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 904
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  9. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,831
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  10. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 791
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  11. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 779
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 749
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  12. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 618
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  13. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,182
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  14. 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: 3,693
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  15. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,183
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  16. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,055
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  17. 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: 1,020
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  18. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 05:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,825
    25th Jan 2015, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  19. J-Tool Gathering

    Started by thumbsucker, 17th Nov 2014 08:13 PM
    gathering, jtool
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,457
    28th Nov 2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  20. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 12:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 3,686
    18th Nov 2014, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  21. 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: 2,849
    18th Nov 2014, 02:16 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,196
    11th Nov 2014, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  22. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,475
    2nd Nov 2014, 02:45 AM Go to last post
  23. Japanese saw in action

    Started by AB515, 30th Sep 2014 12:34 PM
    action, japanese
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 895
    6th Oct 2014, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  24. Japanese Kitchen Knife Set

    Started by Bushmiller, 19th Sep 2014 05:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,256
    4th Oct 2014, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  25. Chisel Timber Material

    Started by thumbsucker, 25th Sep 2014 11:08 PM
    chisel, material, timber
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,184
    30th Sep 2014, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  26. Advice on which diamond whetstones to buy

    Started by Gadge, 26th Aug 2014 09:45 AM
    advice, buy, diamond, whetstones
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,041
    28th Aug 2014, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  27. Kanna kanji ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 8th Aug 2014 01:08 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,845
    24th Aug 2014, 11:32 PM Go to last post

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