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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: 22,882
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 12,549
    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: 21,469
    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: 9,538
    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: 23,789
    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: 12,188
    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: 6,546
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Best way to make a chip-breaker fit?

    Started by JPA, 17th May 2015 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 225
    24th May 2015, 01:56 AM Go to last post
  2. New koyamaichis oire-nomi / sharpening.

    Started by M.cedro, 12th May 2015 10:31 PM
    koyamaichis, oirenomi, sharpening
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 302
    13th May 2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  3. Yosuke Inoue

    Started by rmihai, 24th Apr 2015 09:59 PM
    inoue, yosuke
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 303
    24th Apr 2015, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  4. Crap chisels

    Started by Shedhand, 23rd Mar 2015 03:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    chisels, crap
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,276
    22nd Apr 2015, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 2,759
    22nd Mar 2015, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  6. Ouchi oire-nomi

    Started by M.cedro, 6th Mar 2015 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 423
    7th Mar 2015, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  7. Metate

    Started by Gadge, 12th Dec 2014 08:36 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,596
    30th Jan 2015, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  8. 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: 493
    28th Jan 2015, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  9. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 05:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,221
    25th Jan 2015, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  10. J-Tool Gathering

    Started by thumbsucker, 17th Nov 2014 08:13 PM
    gathering, jtool
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,063
    28th Nov 2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  11. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 12:45 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 2,446
    18th Nov 2014, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  12. 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: 1,765
    18th Nov 2014, 02:16 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 714
    11th Nov 2014, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  13. Woodworking in Japan

    Started by raptor, 30th Oct 2014 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,338
    2nd Nov 2014, 02:45 AM Go to last post
  14. 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: 33,245
    20th Oct 2014, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  15. Japanese saw in action

    Started by AB515, 30th Sep 2014 12:34 PM
    action, japanese
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 611
    6th Oct 2014, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  16. Japanese Kitchen Knife Set

    Started by Bushmiller, 19th Sep 2014 05:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,582
    4th Oct 2014, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  17. Chisel Timber Material

    Started by thumbsucker, 25th Sep 2014 11:08 PM
    chisel, material, timber
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 734
    30th Sep 2014, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  18. Advice on which diamond whetstones to buy

    Started by Gadge, 26th Aug 2014 09:45 AM
    advice, buy, diamond, whetstones
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,294
    28th Aug 2014, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  19. Kanna kanji ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 8th Aug 2014 01:08 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,385
    24th Aug 2014, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  20. A few hammers

    Started by AB515, 30th Jul 2014 01:17 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,478
    7th Aug 2014, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  21. Chisel ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,347
    14th Jul 2014, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  22. Japanese Hand Tools Above "The Line"

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 03:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,195
    13th Jul 2014, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  23. Moderator: help?

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 09:03 AM
    moderator, restore, repost, screwed, bad, empty, happened, chisel, started, thread
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 428
    13th Jul 2014, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  24. 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: 6,355
    11th Jul 2014, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  25. Tuning My First Kanna

    Started by thumbsucker, 5th Jun 2014 08:03 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,288
    11th Jul 2014, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  26. Where in Melbourne??

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 03:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,393
    22nd Jun 2014, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  27. 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: 1,127
    31st May 2014, 05:43 PM Go to last post
  28. 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: 827
    26th May 2014, 09:38 AM Go to last post

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