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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: 23,694
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 12,834
    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: 21,952
    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: 9,869
    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: 24,527
    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: 12,492
    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: 6,692
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Kakuri Kanna, any good?

    Started by TongueTied, 28th Aug 2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 173
    29th Aug 2015, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  2. Help Identifying Unusual Japanese Plane

    Started by Rex Krueger, 6th Aug 2015 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 370
    8th Aug 2015, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  3. Good day for sharpening kanna

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 22nd Jun 2015 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 655
    25th Jun 2015, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  4. Carba-tec Japanese saws. Are they any good?

    Started by Tolmie, 26th May 2015 02:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,147
    2nd Jun 2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  5. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 546
    27th May 2015, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  6. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 476
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 415
    13th May 2015, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  7. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 453
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  8. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,639
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  9. 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: 3,068
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  10. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 743
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  11. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,769
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  12. 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: 710
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  13. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 05:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,442
    25th Jan 2015, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  14. J-Tool Gathering

    Started by thumbsucker, 17th Nov 2014 08:13 PM
    gathering, jtool
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,236
    28th Nov 2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  15. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 12:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 2,914
    18th Nov 2014, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  16. Talking My huge order of Japanese tools arrived :)

    Started by raptor, 12th Nov 2014 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    arrived, huge, japanese, kanna, kiri, nokogiri, obscure tools, order, shopping, tools
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,168
    18th Nov 2014, 02:16 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 908
    11th Nov 2014, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  17. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,690
    2nd Nov 2014, 02:45 AM Go to last post
  18. My kit of Japanese knives ... WIP

    Started by rsser, 3rd Oct 2011 04:46 PM
    17 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 17
    • Replies: 240
    • Views: 35,161
    20th Oct 2014, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  19. Japanese saw in action

    Started by AB515, 30th Sep 2014 12:34 PM
    action, japanese
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 714
    6th Oct 2014, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  20. Japanese Kitchen Knife Set

    Started by Bushmiller, 19th Sep 2014 05:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,837
    4th Oct 2014, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  21. Chisel Timber Material

    Started by thumbsucker, 25th Sep 2014 11:08 PM
    chisel, material, timber
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 901
    30th Sep 2014, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  22. Advice on which diamond whetstones to buy

    Started by Gadge, 26th Aug 2014 09:45 AM
    advice, buy, diamond, whetstones
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,563
    28th Aug 2014, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  23. Kanna kanji ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 8th Aug 2014 01:08 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,575
    24th Aug 2014, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  24. A few hammers

    Started by AB515, 30th Jul 2014 01:17 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,671
    7th Aug 2014, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  25. Chisel ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,647
    14th Jul 2014, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  26. Japanese Hand Tools Above "The Line"

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 03:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,466
    13th Jul 2014, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  27. Moderator: help?

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 09:03 AM
    moderator, restore, repost, screwed, bad, empty, happened, chisel, started, thread
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 540
    13th Jul 2014, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  28. Chris Hall's Carpentry Study Group - Fifth Project

    Started by Yxoc, 1st Oct 2012 04:12 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 7,088
    11th Jul 2014, 11:08 PM Go to last post

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