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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: 29,636
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 15,762
    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: 26,315
    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: 12,943
    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: 30,395
    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: 15,469
    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: 8,895
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. DIY Japanese Joinery Website by Hisao Zen

    Started by thumbsucker, 9th Apr 2019 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,351
    22nd Apr 2019, 12:09 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,477
    21st Apr 2019, 11:21 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,059
    15th Apr 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  2. Can anyone ID anymakers names

    Started by WA ANDY, 15th Feb 2019 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,241
    25th Feb 2019, 02:28 AM Go to last post
  3. Can you help ID these chisels?

    Started by Njphillips01, 13th Feb 2019 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,181
    14th Feb 2019, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  4. Japan! The Three Week Craft Adventure

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th Oct 2018 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,092
    14th Oct 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  5. 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: 3,017
    22nd Sep 2018, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  6. Saber Tooth Tenon

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,928
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  7. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,299
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  8. Oire-nomi or umeki-nomi for small sizes

    Started by cpolubin, 19th Jun 2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,809
    27th Jun 2018, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  9. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,259
    5th Jun 2018, 04:23 AM Go to last post
  10. Kanna Practice

    Started by thumbsucker, 13th May 2018 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,617
    13th May 2018, 05:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,828
    25th Apr 2018, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  11. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 6,260
    17th Mar 2018, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  12. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,344
    28th Feb 2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  13. Anyone fancy basket making??

    Started by Old-Biker-UK, 8th Dec 2017 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,643
    8th Dec 2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  14. Identifying maker of Japanese Chisels

    Started by tom's shed, 11th Nov 2017 12:21 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,966
    29th Nov 2017, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  15. Yari Ganna/Kanna in Australia

    Started by Kate84TS, 29th Jun 2017 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,540
    29th Jun 2017, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  16. Identfication japanese chisels

    Started by Vectorboy, 29th May 2017 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,781
    30th May 2017, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  17. Kikuhiromaru Ko Kanna 菊弘丸 小鉋

    Started by thumbsucker, 20th May 2017 09:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,077
    20th May 2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  18. Japanese Woodworking Marking Knife

    Started by thumbsucker, 7th Mar 2017 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,120
    10th Apr 2017, 10:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,569
    7th Apr 2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  19. Show & Tell and a Progress Report

    Started by thumbsucker, 3rd Apr 2017 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,645
    4th Apr 2017, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  20. Tool Swap

    Started by thumbsucker, 19th Jun 2016 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,605
    28th Feb 2017, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  21. Why is this so?

    Started by HUON, 21st Feb 2016 09:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,220
    18th Feb 2017, 11:06 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,836
    25th Jan 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  22. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 7,658
    5th Nov 2016, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  23. KEZUROUKAI in Los Gatos, California October 8th 2016

    Started by alx, 18th Sep 2016 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,389
    18th Sep 2016, 04:24 AM Go to last post
  24. First handmade knife purchase

    Started by q9, 24th Aug 2016 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,976
    6th Sep 2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  25. Kanna Techniques

    Started by thumbsucker, 8th Jul 2016 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,522
    7th Aug 2016, 07:48 PM Go to last post

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