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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 07:10 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: 22,380
    10th Jul 2012, 12:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 12,348
    16th May 2009, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to set up a brand new chisel

    Started by soatoz, 11th Apr 2007 05:04 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: 20,965
    12th Apr 2007, 04:39 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 05:18 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: 9,369
    24th Mar 2007, 12:01 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 07:22 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: 23,378
    15th Mar 2007, 05:58 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese Tool Glossary A-M

    Started by Groggy, 5th Mar 2007 06:59 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: 11,854
    11th Mar 2007, 02:19 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese tool names and terms.

    Started by ozwinner, 3rd Mar 2007 04:32 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: 6,451
    3rd Mar 2007, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 07:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 140
    7th Mar 2015, 07:19 AM Go to last post
  2. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 07:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,326
    30th Jan 2015, 06:51 AM Go to last post
  3. A New home for Japanese Woodwork on the web!!

    Started by Yxoc, 28th Jan 2015 09:28 PM
    home, japanese, web, woodwork
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 292
    28th Jan 2015, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  4. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 04:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,999
    25th Jan 2015, 01:57 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,174
    1st Dec 2014, 05:07 AM Go to last post
  5. J-Tool Gathering

    Started by thumbsucker, 17th Nov 2014 07:13 PM
    gathering, jtool
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 929
    28th Nov 2014, 12:36 AM Go to last post
  6. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 11:45 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 2,210
    18th Nov 2014, 06:47 AM Go to last post
  7. Talking My huge order of Japanese tools arrived :)

    Started by raptor, 12th Nov 2014 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    arrived, huge, japanese, kanna, kiri, nokogiri, obscure tools, order, shopping, tools
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,450
    18th Nov 2014, 01:16 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 589
    11th Nov 2014, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  8. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,057
    2nd Nov 2014, 01:45 AM Go to last post
  9. My kit of Japanese knives ... WIP

    Started by rsser, 3rd Oct 2011 03:46 PM
    17 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 17
    • Replies: 240
    • Views: 32,063
    20th Oct 2014, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  10. Japanese saw in action

    Started by AB515, 30th Sep 2014 11:34 AM
    action, japanese
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 522
    6th Oct 2014, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  11. Japanese Kitchen Knife Set

    Started by Bushmiller, 19th Sep 2014 04:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,432
    4th Oct 2014, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  12. Chisel Timber Material

    Started by thumbsucker, 25th Sep 2014 10:08 PM
    chisel, material, timber
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 618
    30th Sep 2014, 06:58 AM Go to last post
  13. Advice on which diamond whetstones to buy

    Started by Gadge, 26th Aug 2014 08:45 AM
    advice, buy, diamond, whetstones
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,158
    28th Aug 2014, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  14. Kanna kanji ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 8th Aug 2014 12:08 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,275
    24th Aug 2014, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  15. A few hammers

    Started by AB515, 30th Jul 2014 12:17 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,311
    6th Aug 2014, 11:06 PM Go to last post
  16. Chisel ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,017
    14th Jul 2014, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  17. Japanese Hand Tools Above "The Line"

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,030
    13th Jul 2014, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  18. Moderator: help?

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 08:03 AM
    moderator, restore, repost, screwed, bad, empty, happened, chisel, started, thread
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 338
    13th Jul 2014, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  19. Chris Hall's Carpentry Study Group - Fifth Project

    Started by Yxoc, 1st Oct 2012 03:12 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 5,905
    11th Jul 2014, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  20. Tuning My First Kanna

    Started by thumbsucker, 5th Jun 2014 07:03 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,012
    11th Jul 2014, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  21. Where in Melbourne??

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,227
    22nd Jun 2014, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  22. Genno versus Dharuma

    Started by thumbsucker, 30th May 2014 11:11 PM
    basic, buy, chisel, cross, daruma, dharuma, difference, enjoy, genno, hammer, hammers, hexagonal, lighter, nice, question, round, section, square, tend, versus
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,014
    31st May 2014, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  23. Japanese Hand tools Sticky correction.

    Started by JapanDave, 11th May 2014 10:07 PM
    appreciated, called, chisel, correction, gennou, hammer, hand, japanese, kanazuchi, mallet, nail, sticky, strike, tools
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 745
    26th May 2014, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  24. Another Dai, Another Dollar,...

    Started by Sheets, 14th May 2014 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 751
    25th May 2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  25. Best saws for extremely hard woods?

    Started by fudo133, 20th May 2014 03:34 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: 692
    21st May 2014, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  26. Hishiboshi karasu #9k synthetic-natural waterstone

    Started by NeilS, 26th Apr 2014 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,347
    9th May 2014, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  27. Man Made Stone Suggestions

    Started by Gnickrapon, 11th Feb 2014 09:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 2,653
    26th Apr 2014, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  28. Kanna technique

    Started by siavoshb, 3rd Apr 2014 03:39 PM
    angle, appreciated, beam, blade, check, concave, digging, edge, front, hand, kanna, koyama, piece, plane, proper, pull, reason, result, set, slightly, smoother, straight, supported, technique, tips/diagnoses, touch-point, watched/read, wondering, wood, wrong
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 809
    7th Apr 2014, 02:22 PM Go to last post

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