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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: 22,578
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 12,415
    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: 21,179
    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: 9,425
    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: 23,499
    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: 11,962
    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: 6,480
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 723
    25th Mar 2015, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  2. 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: 2,537
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  3. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 304
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  4. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,421
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 353
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  6. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 05:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,071
    25th Jan 2015, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  7. J-Tool Gathering

    Started by thumbsucker, 17th Nov 2014 08:13 PM
    gathering, jtool
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 970
    28th Nov 2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  8. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 12:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 2,269
    18th Nov 2014, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  9. 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: 1,550
    18th Nov 2014, 02:16 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 631
    11th Nov 2014, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  10. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,155
    2nd Nov 2014, 02:45 AM Go to last post
  11. 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: 32,432
    20th Oct 2014, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  12. Japanese saw in action

    Started by AB515, 30th Sep 2014 12:34 PM
    action, japanese
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 556
    6th Oct 2014, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  13. Japanese Kitchen Knife Set

    Started by Bushmiller, 19th Sep 2014 05:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,475
    4th Oct 2014, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Chisel Timber Material

    Started by thumbsucker, 25th Sep 2014 11:08 PM
    chisel, material, timber
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 647
    30th Sep 2014, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  15. Advice on which diamond whetstones to buy

    Started by Gadge, 26th Aug 2014 09:45 AM
    advice, buy, diamond, whetstones
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,207
    28th Aug 2014, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  16. Kanna kanji ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 8th Aug 2014 01:08 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,312
    24th Aug 2014, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  17. A few hammers

    Started by AB515, 30th Jul 2014 01:17 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,364
    7th Aug 2014, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  18. Chisel ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,152
    14th Jul 2014, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  19. Japanese Hand Tools Above "The Line"

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 03:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,077
    13th Jul 2014, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  20. Moderator: help?

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 09:03 AM
    moderator, restore, repost, screwed, bad, empty, happened, chisel, started, thread
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 368
    13th Jul 2014, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  21. 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: 6,042
    11th Jul 2014, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  22. Tuning My First Kanna

    Started by thumbsucker, 5th Jun 2014 08:03 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,070
    11th Jul 2014, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  23. Where in Melbourne??

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 03:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,275
    22nd Jun 2014, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  24. Genno versus Dharuma

    Started by thumbsucker, 31st May 2014 12:11 AM
    basic, buy, chisel, cross, daruma, dharuma, difference, enjoy, genno, hammer, hammers, hexagonal, lighter, nice, question, round, section, square, tend, versus
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,052
    31st May 2014, 05:43 PM Go to last post
  25. Japanese Hand tools Sticky correction.

    Started by JapanDave, 11th May 2014 11:07 PM
    appreciated, called, chisel, correction, gennou, hammer, hand, japanese, kanazuchi, mallet, nail, sticky, strike, tools
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 768
    26th May 2014, 09:38 AM Go to last post
  26. Another Dai, Another Dollar,...

    Started by Sheets, 14th May 2014 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 787
    25th May 2014, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  27. Best saws for extremely hard woods?

    Started by fudo133, 20th May 2014 04:34 AM
    2cm, 5cm, board, cheapo, corner, custom, cutting, dozuki, easily, ebonies, extremely, hard, hey, japanese, katalox, process, rosewoods, saws, slice, snapping, succeeded, suited, teeth, thick, time, wondering, woods
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 728
    21st May 2014, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  28. Hishiboshi karasu #9k synthetic-natural waterstone

    Started by NeilS, 26th Apr 2014 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,388
    9th May 2014, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  29. Man Made Stone Suggestions

    Started by Gnickrapon, 11th Feb 2014 10:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 2,744
    26th Apr 2014, 08:31 PM Go to last post

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