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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: 26,248
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,777
    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: 23,731
    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: 11,029
    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: 27,121
    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: 13,426
    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: 7,216
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Kikuhiromaru Ko Kanna 菊弘丸 小鉋

    Started by thumbsucker, 20th May 2017 09:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 156
    20th May 2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  2. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 414
    12th Apr 2017, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Japanese Woodworking Marking Knife

    Started by thumbsucker, 7th Mar 2017 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 611
    10th Apr 2017, 10:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 203
    7th Apr 2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  4. Show & Tell and a Progress Report

    Started by thumbsucker, 3rd Apr 2017 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 308
    4th Apr 2017, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,076
    28th Feb 2017, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  6. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,708
    18th Feb 2017, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  7. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,484
    27th Jan 2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 292
    25th Jan 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  8. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,735
    5th Nov 2016, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  9. KEZUROUKAI in Los Gatos, California October 8th 2016

    Started by alx, 18th Sep 2016 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,867
    18th Sep 2016, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  10. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,405
    6th Sep 2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  11. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,938
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,209
    4th Jul 2016, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  12. Knife block

    Started by NeilS, 30th Jun 2016 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 576
    1st Jul 2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  13. Japanese knife from Carbatec

    Started by NeilS, 17th Jun 2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 803
    17th Jun 2016, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  14. Japanese joinery

    Started by sinjin, 6th Mar 2007 12:36 PM
    japanese, joinery, links, pics, share
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 26,905
    21st Apr 2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  15. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 08:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 8,837
    9th Apr 2016, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  16. 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: 85,926
    25th Feb 2016, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  17. 2015 Japan Miki Tool Festival

    Started by Mockingbird, 17th Nov 2015 07:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,913
    30th Nov 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,173
    11th Nov 2015, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  18. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,092
    7th Oct 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  19. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,045
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  20. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,249
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  21. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,703
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  22. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,088
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  23. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,157
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,149
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  24. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 825
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  25. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,859
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post

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