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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: 20,864
    10th Jul 2012, 12:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 11,775
    16th May 2009, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to set up a brand new chisel

    Started by soatoz, 11th Apr 2007 05:04 PM
    article, bevel, blade, body, brand, chisel, doesnít, donít, grind, ground, guide, handle, honing, hoop, lacquer, nail, neck, part2Ē, plane, polish, rounded, set, setter, sharpen, sharpening, stone, straight, tip, touching, ďhow
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 18,662
    12th Apr 2007, 04:39 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: 8,676
    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: 21,777
    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: 10,899
    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: 6,136
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Chisel ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 214
    14th Jul 2014, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  2. Japanese Hand Tools Above "The Line"

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 431
    13th Jul 2014, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  3. Moderator: help?

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 08:03 AM
    moderator, restore, repost, screwed, bad, empty, happened, chisel, started, thread
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 105
    13th Jul 2014, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  4. Chris Hall's Carpentry Study Group - Fifth Project

    Started by Yxoc, 1st Oct 2012 03:12 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 4,677
    11th Jul 2014, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Tuning My First Kanna

    Started by thumbsucker, 5th Jun 2014 07:03 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 993
    11th Jul 2014, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  6. My kit of Japanese knives ... WIP

    Started by rsser, 3rd Oct 2011 04:46 PM
    16 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 16
    • Replies: 232
    • Views: 26,143
    9th Jul 2014, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  7. Where in Melbourne??

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 612
    22nd Jun 2014, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  8. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 11:45 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 747
    7th Jun 2014, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  9. Genno versus Dharuma

    Started by thumbsucker, 30th May 2014 11:11 PM
    basic, buy, chisel, cross, daruma, dharuma, difference, enjoy, genno, hammer, hammers, hexagonal, lighter, nice, question, round, section, square, tend, versus
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 725
    31st May 2014, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  10. Japanese Hand tools Sticky correction.

    Started by JapanDave, 11th May 2014 10:07 PM
    appreciated, called, chisel, correction, gennou, hammer, hand, japanese, kanazuchi, mallet, nail, sticky, strike, tools
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 459
    26th May 2014, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  11. Another Dai, Another Dollar,...

    Started by Sheets, 14th May 2014 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 398
    25th May 2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  12. Best saws for extremely hard woods?

    Started by fudo133, 20th May 2014 03:34 AM
    2cm, 5cm, board, cheapo, corner, custom, cutting, dozuki, easily, ebonies, extremely, hard, hey, japanese, katalox, process, rosewoods, saws, slice, snapping, succeeded, suited, teeth, thick, time, wondering, woods
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 331
    21st May 2014, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  13. Hishiboshi karasu #9k synthetic-natural waterstone

    Started by NeilS, 26th Apr 2014 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 946
    9th May 2014, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  14. Man Made Stone Suggestions

    Started by Gnickrapon, 11th Feb 2014 10:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 1,567
    26th Apr 2014, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  15. Kanna technique

    Started by siavoshb, 3rd Apr 2014 04:39 PM
    angle, appreciated, beam, blade, check, concave, digging, edge, front, hand, kanna, koyama, piece, plane, proper, pull, reason, result, set, slightly, smoother, straight, supported, technique, tips/diagnoses, touch-point, watched/read, wondering, wood, wrong
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 465
    7th Apr 2014, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  16. which chisels for general use.

    Started by zilberi, 1st Apr 2014 08:32 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    3rd Apr 2014, 12:37 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 223
    1st Apr 2014, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  17. Heads up: Tadafusa Santoku FS

    Started by rsser, 19th Mar 2014 08:47 AM
    heads, santoku, tadafusa
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 271
    19th Mar 2014, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  18. Trying To Get A Handle On Things

    Started by Bushmiller, 26th Jan 2014 07:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,378
    22nd Feb 2014, 04:09 PM Go to last post
  19. Nomi Ura Aesthetics, Sharpening and a Veritas Honing Guide

    Started by thumbsucker, 9th Feb 2014 05:31 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    #12000, #800, aesthetics, approach, burr, chisel, chisels, consideration, edge, freehand, grit, guide, half, honing, japanese, means, method, nomi, remove, set, sharpen, sharpening, short, sigma, stone, stones, stop, ura, veritas, western
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 916
    14th Feb 2014, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  20. Drilling holes in handles

    Started by NeilS, 9th Feb 2014 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 488
    12th Feb 2014, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  21. Help with Japanese plane comparison

    Started by siavoshb, 6th Feb 2014 03:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 672
    11th Feb 2014, 05:29 AM Go to last post
  22. Natural Japanese waterstones update

    Started by NeilS, 18th May 2013 10:28 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 5,315
    10th Feb 2014, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  23. Does Anybody Know?

    Started by SHEETMETAL, 24th Jan 2014 11:50 PM
    chinese, cut, gerard, hand, mongolian, people, pull, push, saws, stroke, wondering
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 353
    29th Jan 2014, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  24. Does anyone know if?

    Started by Not enough!!, 10th Jan 2014 04:36 PM
    account, appreciated, black, blackwood, bloke, cheers, chisels, couple, direct, dovetails, emails, japan, japanese, jarrah, oak/stringbark, prices, reasonable, sharp, sheoak, site, start, stevo, stopped, tassie, tools, tough, trading, wattle, woodworking
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 493
    12th Jan 2014, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  25. abused chisels - worth a punt?

    Started by Clinton1, 31st Dec 2013 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 640
    1st Jan 2014, 12:51 PM Go to last post
  26. Can anyone identify this kanna maker

    Started by Gadge, 21st Nov 2013 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 523
    21st Nov 2013, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  27. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 07:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 2,782
    5th Nov 2013, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  28. Puzzled over a new Japanese plane

    Started by Plonee, 8th Oct 2013 04:03 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,590
    11th Oct 2013, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  29. So, Where Are You?

    Started by planebill, 8th Oct 2013 08:33 AM
    contact, forum, frequents, japan, minutes, owner, time, tool
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 640
    10th Oct 2013, 09:54 PM Go to last post

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