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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: 26,040
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,691
    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: 23,612
    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: 10,949
    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: 26,929
    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: 13,351
    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: 7,139
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Japanese Woodworking Marking Knife

    Started by thumbsucker, 7th Mar 2017 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 295
    8th Mar 2017, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  2. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 992
    28th Feb 2017, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  3. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,588
    18th Feb 2017, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  4. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,322
    27th Jan 2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 238
    25th Jan 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  5. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,501
    5th Nov 2016, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  6. KEZUROUKAI in Los Gatos, California October 8th 2016

    Started by alx, 18th Sep 2016 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,827
    18th Sep 2016, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  7. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,351
    6th Sep 2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  8. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,869
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,144
    4th Jul 2016, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  9. Knife block

    Started by NeilS, 30th Jun 2016 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 538
    1st Jul 2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  10. Japanese knife from Carbatec

    Started by NeilS, 17th Jun 2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 741
    17th Jun 2016, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  11. Japanese joinery

    Started by sinjin, 6th Mar 2007 12:36 PM
    japanese, joinery, links, pics, share
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 26,786
    21st Apr 2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  12. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 08:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 8,626
    9th Apr 2016, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 85,367
    25th Feb 2016, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  14. 2015 Japan Miki Tool Festival

    Started by Mockingbird, 17th Nov 2015 07:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,785
    30th Nov 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,092
    11th Nov 2015, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  15. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,847
    7th Oct 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  16. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 996
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  17. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,199
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  18. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,559
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  19. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,048
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  20. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,101
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,085
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  21. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 785
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  22. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,741
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  23. 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: 4,209
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  24. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,625
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  25. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,301
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  26. 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: 1,290
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post

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