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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: 29,246
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 15,560
    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, doesnt, dont, 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: 26,043
    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: 12,747
    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: 30,034
    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: 15,244
    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: 8,705
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Can anyone ID anymakers names

    Started by WA ANDY, 15th Feb 2019 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 335
    15th Feb 2019, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  2. Can you help ID these chisels?

    Started by Njphillips01, 13th Feb 2019 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 923
    14th Feb 2019, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  3. Japan! The Three Week Craft Adventure

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th Oct 2018 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,892
    14th Oct 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  4. Ura-oshi method. Have a screwed up my new chisel

    Started by herynkc, 12th Sep 2018 03:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,654
    22nd Sep 2018, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  5. Saber Tooth Tenon

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,779
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  6. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,946
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  7. Oire-nomi or umeki-nomi for small sizes

    Started by cpolubin, 19th Jun 2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,627
    27th Jun 2018, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  8. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,028
    5th Jun 2018, 04:23 AM Go to last post
  9. Kanna Practice

    Started by thumbsucker, 13th May 2018 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,452
    13th May 2018, 05:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,653
    25th Apr 2018, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  10. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 5,809
    17th Mar 2018, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  11. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,127
    28th Feb 2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  12. Anyone fancy basket making??

    Started by Old-Biker-UK, 8th Dec 2017 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,452
    8th Dec 2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  13. Identifying maker of Japanese Chisels

    Started by tom's shed, 11th Nov 2017 12:21 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,779
    29th Nov 2017, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Yari Ganna/Kanna in Australia

    Started by Kate84TS, 29th Jun 2017 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,327
    29th Jun 2017, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  15. Identfication japanese chisels

    Started by Vectorboy, 29th May 2017 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,607
    30th May 2017, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  16. Kikuhiromaru Ko Kanna 菊弘丸 小鉋

    Started by thumbsucker, 20th May 2017 09:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,895
    20th May 2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  17. Japanese Woodworking Marking Knife

    Started by thumbsucker, 7th Mar 2017 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,937
    10th Apr 2017, 10:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,392
    7th Apr 2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  18. Show & Tell and a Progress Report

    Started by thumbsucker, 3rd Apr 2017 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,478
    4th Apr 2017, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  19. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,450
    28th Feb 2017, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  20. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 3,949
    18th Feb 2017, 11:06 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,676
    25th Jan 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  21. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 7,369
    5th Nov 2016, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  22. KEZUROUKAI in Los Gatos, California October 8th 2016

    Started by alx, 18th Sep 2016 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,231
    18th Sep 2016, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  23. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,806
    6th Sep 2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  24. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,360
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,628
    4th Jul 2016, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  25. Knife block

    Started by NeilS, 30th Jun 2016 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,499
    1st Jul 2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  26. Japanese knife from Carbatec

    Started by NeilS, 17th Jun 2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,294
    17th Jun 2016, 04:48 PM Go to last post

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