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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: 30,091
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 16,013
    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: 26,668
    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: 13,190
    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: 30,822
    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: 15,741
    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: 9,142
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Japanese chisel identification

    Started by Don Kondra, 7th Jul 2019 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 673
    7th Jul 2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  2. FREE sharpening seminars

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Jun 2019 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 726
    28th Jun 2019, 08:31 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,202
    12th Jun 2019, 07:47 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,341
    7th Jun 2019, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  3. Value of Double Bevel Straight Edge With Notch

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th May 2019 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,524
    4th Jun 2019, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  4. DIY Japanese Joinery Website by Hisao Zen

    Started by thumbsucker, 9th Apr 2019 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,867
    11th May 2019, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,320
    15th Apr 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  5. Can anyone ID anymakers names

    Started by WA ANDY, 15th Feb 2019 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,466
    25th Feb 2019, 02:28 AM Go to last post
  6. Can you help ID these chisels?

    Started by Njphillips01, 13th Feb 2019 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,410
    14th Feb 2019, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  7. Japan! The Three Week Craft Adventure

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th Oct 2018 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,338
    14th Oct 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  8. 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: 3,448
    22nd Sep 2018, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  9. Saber Tooth Tenon

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,110
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  10. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,688
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  11. Oire-nomi or umeki-nomi for small sizes

    Started by cpolubin, 19th Jun 2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,034
    27th Jun 2018, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  12. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,589
    5th Jun 2018, 04:23 AM Go to last post
  13. Kanna Practice

    Started by thumbsucker, 13th May 2018 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,842
    13th May 2018, 05:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,052
    25th Apr 2018, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  14. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 6,797
    17th Mar 2018, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  15. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,625
    28th Feb 2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Anyone fancy basket making??

    Started by Old-Biker-UK, 8th Dec 2017 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,869
    8th Dec 2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  17. Identifying maker of Japanese Chisels

    Started by tom's shed, 11th Nov 2017 12:21 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,188
    29th Nov 2017, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  18. Yari Ganna/Kanna in Australia

    Started by Kate84TS, 29th Jun 2017 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,785
    29th Jun 2017, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  19. Identfication japanese chisels

    Started by Vectorboy, 29th May 2017 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,017
    30th May 2017, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  20. Kikuhiromaru Ko Kanna 菊弘丸 小鉋

    Started by thumbsucker, 20th May 2017 09:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,305
    20th May 2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  21. Japanese Woodworking Marking Knife

    Started by thumbsucker, 7th Mar 2017 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,355
    10th Apr 2017, 10:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,823
    7th Apr 2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  22. Show & Tell and a Progress Report

    Started by thumbsucker, 3rd Apr 2017 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,874
    4th Apr 2017, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  23. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,797
    28th Feb 2017, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  24. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,556
    18th Feb 2017, 11:06 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,053
    25th Jan 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post

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