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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: 21,120
    10th Jul 2012, 12:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 11,852
    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, doesnít, donít, grind, ground, guide, handle, honing, hoop, lacquer, nail, neck, part2Ē, plane, polish, rounded, set, setter, sharpen, sharpening, stone, straight, tip, touching, ďhow
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 18,867
    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 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: 8,800
    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: 21,990
    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: 11,071
    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: 6,186
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. New Yamamoto kanna advice

    Started by dmccurtis, 31st Aug 2014 04:46 AM
    advice, kanna, yamamoto
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 463
    1st Sep 2014, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  2. Advice on which diamond whetstones to buy

    Started by Gadge, 26th Aug 2014 08:45 AM
    advice, buy, diamond, whetstones
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 496
    28th Aug 2014, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  3. Kanna kanji ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 8th Aug 2014 12:08 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 498
    24th Aug 2014, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  4. My kit of Japanese knives ... WIP

    Started by rsser, 3rd Oct 2011 04:46 PM
    16 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 16
    • Replies: 236
    • Views: 27,445
    23rd Aug 2014, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  5. A few hammers

    Started by AB515, 30th Jul 2014 12:17 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 735
    6th Aug 2014, 11:06 PM Go to last post
  6. Chisel ID

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 360
    14th Jul 2014, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  7. Japanese Hand Tools Above "The Line"

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 551
    13th Jul 2014, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  8. Moderator: help?

    Started by dmccurtis, 13th Jul 2014 08:03 AM
    moderator, restore, repost, screwed, bad, empty, happened, chisel, started, thread
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 158
    13th Jul 2014, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  9. 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: 4,919
    11th Jul 2014, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  10. Tuning My First Kanna

    Started by thumbsucker, 5th Jun 2014 07:03 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,191
    11th Jul 2014, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  11. Where in Melbourne??

    Started by Tolmie, 19th Jun 2014 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 707
    22nd Jun 2014, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  12. Kanna Identification

    Started by thumbsucker, 24th May 2014 11:45 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 849
    7th Jun 2014, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 788
    31st May 2014, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  14. 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: 515
    26th May 2014, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  15. Another Dai, Another Dollar,...

    Started by Sheets, 14th May 2014 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 465
    25th May 2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  16. 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: 385
    21st May 2014, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  17. Hishiboshi karasu #9k synthetic-natural waterstone

    Started by NeilS, 26th Apr 2014 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,013
    9th May 2014, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  18. Man Made Stone Suggestions

    Started by Gnickrapon, 11th Feb 2014 10:21 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 1,790
    26th Apr 2014, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  19. Kanna technique

    Started by siavoshb, 3rd Apr 2014 04:39 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: 508
    7th Apr 2014, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  20. which chisels for general use.

    Started by zilberi, 1st Apr 2014 08:32 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    3rd Apr 2014, 12:37 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 275
    1st Apr 2014, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  21. Heads up: Tadafusa Santoku FS

    Started by rsser, 19th Mar 2014 08:47 AM
    heads, santoku, tadafusa
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 365
    19th Mar 2014, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  22. Trying To Get A Handle On Things

    Started by Bushmiller, 26th Jan 2014 07:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,511
    22nd Feb 2014, 04:09 PM Go to last post
  23. Nomi Ura Aesthetics, Sharpening and a Veritas Honing Guide

    Started by thumbsucker, 9th Feb 2014 05:31 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    #12000, #800, aesthetics, approach, burr, chisel, chisels, consideration, edge, freehand, grit, guide, half, honing, japanese, means, method, nomi, remove, set, sharpen, sharpening, short, sigma, stone, stones, stop, ura, veritas, western
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,088
    14th Feb 2014, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  24. Drilling holes in handles

    Started by NeilS, 9th Feb 2014 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 555
    12th Feb 2014, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  25. Help with Japanese plane comparison

    Started by siavoshb, 6th Feb 2014 03:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 750
    11th Feb 2014, 05:29 AM Go to last post
  26. Natural Japanese waterstones update

    Started by NeilS, 18th May 2013 10:28 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 5,699
    10th Feb 2014, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  27. Does Anybody Know?

    Started by SHEETMETAL, 24th Jan 2014 11:50 PM
    chinese, cut, gerard, hand, mongolian, people, pull, push, saws, stroke, wondering
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 380
    29th Jan 2014, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  28. Does anyone know if?

    Started by Not enough!!, 10th Jan 2014 04:36 PM
    account, appreciated, black, blackwood, bloke, cheers, chisels, couple, direct, dovetails, emails, japan, japanese, jarrah, oak/stringbark, prices, reasonable, sharp, sheoak, site, start, stevo, stopped, tassie, tools, tough, trading, wattle, woodworking
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 535
    12th Jan 2014, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  29. abused chisels - worth a punt?

    Started by Clinton1, 31st Dec 2013 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 688
    1st Jan 2014, 12:51 PM Go to last post

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