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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: 26,168
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,741
    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: 23,674
    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: 10,989
    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: 27,030
    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: 13,396
    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: 7,190
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 214
    12th Apr 2017, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  2. Japanese Woodworking Marking Knife

    Started by thumbsucker, 7th Mar 2017 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 513
    10th Apr 2017, 10:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 160
    7th Apr 2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Show & Tell and a Progress Report

    Started by thumbsucker, 3rd Apr 2017 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 259
    4th Apr 2017, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  4. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,038
    28th Feb 2017, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  5. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,653
    18th Feb 2017, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  6. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,400
    27th Jan 2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 261
    25th Jan 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  7. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,651
    5th Nov 2016, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  8. KEZUROUKAI in Los Gatos, California October 8th 2016

    Started by alx, 18th Sep 2016 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,845
    18th Sep 2016, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  9. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,379
    6th Sep 2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  10. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,902
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,176
    4th Jul 2016, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  11. Knife block

    Started by NeilS, 30th Jun 2016 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 553
    1st Jul 2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  12. Japanese knife from Carbatec

    Started by NeilS, 17th Jun 2016 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 769
    17th Jun 2016, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Japanese joinery

    Started by sinjin, 6th Mar 2007 12:36 PM
    japanese, joinery, links, pics, share
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 26,843
    21st Apr 2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  14. Japanese Kitchen Knives

    Started by Bushmiller, 2nd Oct 2013 08:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 8,718
    9th Apr 2016, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  15. 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: 85,609
    25th Feb 2016, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  16. 2015 Japan Miki Tool Festival

    Started by Mockingbird, 17th Nov 2015 07:11 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,847
    30th Nov 2015, 03:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,134
    11th Nov 2015, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  17. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,987
    7th Oct 2015, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  18. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,023
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  19. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,226
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  20. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,632
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  21. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,064
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  22. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,132
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,117
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  23. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 805
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  24. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,800
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  25. 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: 4,255
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post

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