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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: 31,131
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 16,664
    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: 27,486
    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: 13,817
    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: 31,876
    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: 16,402
    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: 9,659
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Chris Hall

    Started by stevenjd, 22nd Jul 2019 09:51 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,679
    10th Apr 2020, 01:58 AM Go to last post
  2. Recommendations for a high quality chisel.

    Started by Storm2point0, 2nd Apr 2020 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 440
    3rd Apr 2020, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  3. Question about Fujihiro chisel shape

    Started by furnmkr, 5th Mar 2020 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 288
    7th Mar 2020, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Has something happened to Japan-Tool?

    Started by dmikulec, 12th Jan 2020 05:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,136
    14th Jan 2020, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  5. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,207
    30th Nov 2019, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  6. Japanese irons for Western planes?

    Started by fudo133, 11th Oct 2019 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,681
    23rd Oct 2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  7. Japanese chisel ferrules/hoops

    Started by Oystercovecraft, 5th Oct 2019 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 782
    7th Oct 2019, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,632
    9th Sep 2019, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  8. FREE sharpening seminars

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Jun 2019 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,043
    30th Jul 2019, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  9. Japanese chisel identification

    Started by Don Kondra, 7th Jul 2019 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,344
    7th Jul 2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 4,132
    12th Jun 2019, 07:47 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,892
    7th Jun 2019, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  10. Value of Double Bevel Straight Edge With Notch

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th May 2019 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,035
    4th Jun 2019, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  11. DIY Japanese Joinery Website by Hisao Zen

    Started by thumbsucker, 9th Apr 2019 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,556
    11th May 2019, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,868
    15th Apr 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  12. Can anyone ID anymakers names

    Started by WA ANDY, 15th Feb 2019 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,970
    25th Feb 2019, 02:28 AM Go to last post
  13. Can you help ID these chisels?

    Started by Njphillips01, 13th Feb 2019 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,884
    14th Feb 2019, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  14. Japan! The Three Week Craft Adventure

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th Oct 2018 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,817
    14th Oct 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  15. Ura-oshi method. Have a screwed up my new chisel

    Started by yellowtimber, 12th Sep 2018 03:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,326
    22nd Sep 2018, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  16. Saber Tooth Tenon

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,516
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  17. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,533
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  18. Oire-nomi or umeki-nomi for small sizes

    Started by cpolubin, 19th Jun 2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,568
    27th Jun 2018, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  19. Kanna Practice

    Started by thumbsucker, 13th May 2018 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    13th May 2018, 05:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,542
    25th Apr 2018, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  20. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 7,846
    17th Mar 2018, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  21. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,291
    28th Feb 2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  22. Anyone fancy basket making??

    Started by Old-Biker-UK, 8th Dec 2017 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,409
    8th Dec 2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  23. Identifying maker of Japanese Chisels

    Started by tom's shed, 11th Nov 2017 12:21 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,733
    29th Nov 2017, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  24. Yari Ganna/Kanna in Australia

    Started by Kate84TS, 29th Jun 2017 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,376
    29th Jun 2017, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  25. Identfication japanese chisels

    Started by Vectorboy, 29th May 2017 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,532
    30th May 2017, 06:26 PM Go to last post

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