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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: 31,280
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 16,764
    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, doesnt, dont, 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: 27,602
    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: 13,906
    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: 32,017
    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: 16,475
    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: 9,714
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Best books on traditional building methods and joints?

    Started by fudo133, 12th Feb 2013 02:03 AM
    advance, astray, books, building, buildings, centered, construction, deal, dealing, dilapidated, fate, foundations, gods, hope, japanese, joinery, joints, machiya, methods, minka, opposed, read, residential, shingling, store, structure, temple, tiling, time, traditional
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,852
    13th Feb 2013, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  2. Japanese Wedding Box

    Started by Bushmiller, 29th Jan 2013 06:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,237
    4th Feb 2013, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  3. Zhen Knives and knife block

    Started by Bushmiller, 19th Jan 2013 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,281
    20th Jan 2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  4. Ha-Ganna

    Started by Pam, 15th Dec 2012 05:32 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,010
    19th Dec 2012, 06:17 PM Go to last post
  5. Pull Saws - Genetic differences

    Started by Clinton1, 16th May 2010 12:34 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 10,892
    23rd Nov 2012, 04:20 AM Go to last post
  6. Old japanese chisel

    Started by Tomazelli, 21st Jun 2012 03:04 PM
    #8000, answer, brazil, chisel, chisels, coarse, deep, easier, edge, flattening, hand, hard, hold, hollow, holow, japanese, layer, line, metal, opinions, post, remake, rotary, rust, sharp, spots, steel, tool, tools, waterstone
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,168
    29th Oct 2012, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  7. Anyone can identify these chisels?

    Started by Plysters, 10th Sep 2012 07:04 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,409
    8th Oct 2012, 02:03 AM Go to last post
  8. chisels

    Started by sinjin, 28th Sep 2012 08:33 AM
    $1700.00, alternatives, brand, brands, buy, cheaper, chisel, chisels, compare, cpms, decide, expensive, exsit, feel, festo, imai, japanese, lot, middle, road, set, spend, splash, started, starts, stop, story, tasia, time, worth
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,720
    1st Oct 2012, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  9. Japanese HSS chisels

    Started by sinjin, 25th Sep 2012 08:02 AM
    australian, called, chisels, experience, hardwoods, hitachi, hss, importance, japanese, lot, maker, nomi, steel, style, umeki
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,855
    26th Sep 2012, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  10. suggestions for a beginner?

    Started by BillyBleed, 24th Sep 2012 10:30 AM
    400, 600, advice, artwork, beginner, build, covers, dovetails, dowels, fiddling, finger, forget, frames, frustrated, grease, hand, joins, joints, lamp, mitre, moment, mortises, package, picture, region, spend, stands, starting, suggestions, tools
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,947
    25th Sep 2012, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  11. Japanese Planes Vs Western Planes????

    Started by JapanDave, 20th Apr 2012 02:07 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    access, dialed, japan, japanese, job, life, live, nielsen, planes, require, standard, stanley/lie, tinkering, type, western, wrong
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 18,169
    16th Sep 2012, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  12. Chris Hall's Carpentry Study Group - Fourth Project

    Started by Yxoc, 26th Mar 2012 09:12 PM
    202822, 202823, 202824, backwards, bit, bits, blog, carefully, carpentry, chris, components, fall, follow, forwards, found, fourth, framing, group, hall, information, inside, model, plane, project, raw, roof, search, stock, study, woodworking
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,767
    14th Sep 2012, 11:40 PM Go to last post
  13. Japanese tv

    Started by Groggy, 16th Aug 2012 09:19 PM
    chisel, craftsman, demo, develops, fairly, japanese, jump, light, means, minute, note, past, plane, planes, preamble, presenter, re-think, set, sharpening, stiction, well-set, youtube, 伊勢の宮師
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,850
    21st Aug 2012, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  14. Favourite coarse stones?

    Started by fissionchips, 28th Jul 2012 09:04 AM
    200, blade, block, coarse, desirable, diamond, dmt, enjoyable, favourite, granite, grinding, grit, king, plate, powder, prefer, process, provide, qualities, quantity, reliability, restoring, sic, size, speed, steel, stone, stones, success, thinking
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,645
    29th Jul 2012, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  15. Kanna blade stuck - problem

    Started by snikolaev28, 14th Jul 2012 06:55 AM
    acclimatisation, advise, blade, blades, dai, delivered, found, germany, glade, hear, hit, home, july, kanna, kannas, live, mallet, mentioned, moves, opininons, parcel, problem, serge, stuck, thread, threads, time, vacation, wait, weeks
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,070
    19th Jul 2012, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  16. Pull saws

    Started by ausie, 11th Jul 2012 09:38 PM
    blades, bunnings, buy, cheap, complete, days, ebay, nice, offer, overseas, plenty, pull, replacement, saws, stocking, stopped, suppliers
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,410
    11th Jul 2012, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  17. Multiple dai for single blade?

    Started by ironsheik, 29th Jun 2012 12:40 AM
    advice, advisable, ahh, blade, collecting, common, dai, finally, fun, functions, horses, jointer, jointing, move, multiple, pick, plane, planes, planning, purposes, route, single, smoothing, start, strengths/weaknesses, thinking, ton, tools, wondering
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,404
    3rd Jul 2012, 02:30 AM Go to last post
  18. Where could I buy Kunio Plane?

    Started by Plysters, 26th Jun 2012 04:52 AM
    buy, contact, english, helloeverybody, japan-tool, kunio, plane, ply, quit, seller, yokoyama
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,939
    29th Jun 2012, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  19. Japan trip

    Started by olas, 18th Jun 2012 10:14 PM
    adrian, apologize, appreciated, blacksmith, cabinetmaker, exists, gday, japan, japanese, p.s, planing, short, thread, traditional, trip, trip/holiday, visit, workshop
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,346
    18th Jun 2012, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  20. Anybody Used Tokusa?

    Started by Sheets, 12th Jun 2012 07:09 AM
    abrasive, experience, horse, info, prepared, reed, steve, tail, tokusa
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,254
    16th Jun 2012, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  21. Kanna - Adventures in dai making

    Started by fissionchips, 2nd Apr 2012 06:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    adventures, blade, blog, chose, dai, grit, hard, inomoto, japan, kanna, landings, making, maple, material, oak, odate, planing, process, profile, sandpaper, seminar, sole, surface, tile, tips, toshio, tuning, video, wave, web
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 9,247
    11th Jun 2012, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  22. scraper plane

    Started by daver828, 19th Oct 2008 08:28 AM
    60mm, acclimate, advice, allowed, appreciated, begin, beginning, blade, bought, david, dead, dvd, enthusiast, flat, hand, home, japanese, kanna, months, plane, planes, ready, recently, scraper, sharpen, sole, tool, tuning, watched, woodworker
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,397
    8th Jun 2012, 01:41 AM Go to last post
  23. repost to this thread: Where to go in Japan.

    Started by mimpi, 23rd May 2012 05:09 PM
    alex, apt, based, crafted, days, hand, heading, holiday, japan, june, osaka, post, recommend, repost, section, shopping, specialise, suggestion, thread, tip, tools, towns, visit, window
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,746
    29th May 2012, 02:54 PM Go to last post
  24. suitable toishi for Tsubame/Swallow Steel

    Started by ObairLaimhe, 19th May 2012 01:18 AM
    blade, choice, curious, hard, planes, steel, suitable, swallow, toishi, tsubame, tsubame or swallow, tsubame/swallow, waterstone
    • Replies: 1
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    19th May 2012, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  25. kanna blade chipping

    Started by Howard Pollack, 16th Apr 2012 01:37 AM
    also-, bevel, blade, bought, brittle, chipped, chipping, chips, constant, ebay, edge, flat, ground, hard, howard, kanna, poor, recently, regrinding, stop, tapped, techniques, ura
    • Replies: 6
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    18th Apr 2012, 02:35 PM Go to last post
  26. Axe identification

    Started by weaver, 4th Jan 2012 02:01 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    ago, augmented, axe, axes, bit, blade, claw, couple, days, diagonal, felling, handle, identification, identify, length, makers, marks, modern, photos, realatively, sale, short, shorter, solid, standard, stripes, thick, thiner, western, wondering
    • Replies: 19
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    17th Apr 2012, 03:07 PM Go to last post
  27. Kanna part names or, it's called a what?!!

    Started by Des.K., 14th Apr 2012 01:51 PM
    argument, attached, call, called, centring, definitive, des, easier, files, hope, intention, japanese, jpeg, kanna, kansai, kanto, list, means, names, omote, osaka, plane, region, senaka, shokunin, term, terms, tokyo, western, wink
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,632
    17th Apr 2012, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  28. which scale is this?

    Started by hillpanther, 15th Apr 2012 07:00 PM
    200, advance, aus, bought, carpenter, dolars, found, it.thanx, japanese, love, recently, scale, scrap, woodworking.just, yard, yen
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,008
    15th Apr 2012, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  29. Japanese waterstone - which side is which?

    Started by surfdabbler, 14th Apr 2012 05:49 PM
    $91.00, 1000, 6000, double, dual, international, japanese, macwood, markings, remember, rubbing, sided, stone, water, waterstone, [kds/1000/6000]
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,705
    14th Apr 2012, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  30. Chiseling Away

    Started by Sheets, 14th Apr 2012 01:44 PM
    box, cam, chiseling, chisels, dig, ebay, edges, finished, follow-on, hide, hoops, info, labelled, nao, pause, poking, recently, schtoo, set, sharpen, started, thread
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,504
    14th Apr 2012, 01:44 PM Go to last post

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