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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: 25,927
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,652
    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: 23,550
    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: 10,913
    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: 26,838
    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: 13,306
    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: 7,112
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,269
    18th Feb 2017, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  2. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,185
    27th Jan 2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 203
    25th Jan 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  3. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,382
    5th Nov 2016, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  4. KEZUROUKAI in Los Gatos, California October 8th 2016

    Started by alx, 18th Sep 2016 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,800
    18th Sep 2016, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  5. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,316
    6th Sep 2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  6. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,807
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,103
    4th Jul 2016, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Knife block

    Started by NeilS, 30th Jun 2016 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 509
    1st Jul 2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  8. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 658
    19th Jun 2016, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  9. Japanese knife from Carbatec

    Started by NeilS, 17th Jun 2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 697
    17th Jun 2016, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  10. Japanese joinery

    Started by sinjin, 6th Mar 2007 12:36 PM
    japanese, joinery, links, pics, share
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 26,735
    21st Apr 2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  11. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 08:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 8,517
    9th Apr 2016, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  12. 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: 85,022
    25th Feb 2016, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  13. 2015 Japan Miki Tool Festival

    Started by Mockingbird, 17th Nov 2015 07:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,688
    30th Nov 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,040
    11th Nov 2015, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  14. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,725
    7th Oct 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  15. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 958
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  16. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,164
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  17. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,501
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  18. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,017
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  19. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,068
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,052
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  20. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 754
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  21. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,672
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  22. 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: 4,157
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  23. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,582
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  24. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,271
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  25. 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: 1,257
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  26. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 05:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,132
    25th Jan 2015, 02:57 PM Go to last post

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