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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: 21
    • Views: 32,345
    23rd Aug 2020, 03:55 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 17,790
    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: 28,820
    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: 14,946
    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: 33,860
    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
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    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
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    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Kumiko course at Sturt School for Wood

    Started by Wigwood, 27th Mar 2021 07:38 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 208
    27th Mar 2021, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  2. The making of a Japanese Chisel

    Started by woodPixel, 17th Feb 2021 10:51 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 816
    14th Mar 2021, 06:10 AM Go to last post
  3. Chisel identification 秀夫 Hideo

    Started by mjcoope, 20th Dec 2020 10:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,614
    10th Jan 2021, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  4. Kanna

    Started by stevenjd, 9th Aug 2020 09:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,722
    24th Dec 2020, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  5. contemporary blacksmiths

    Started by Howard Pollack, 6th Dec 2020 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 586
    9th Dec 2020, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  6. Question King sharpening stones

    Started by Shedhand, 26th Sep 2020 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,467
    29th Nov 2020, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  7. Kumiko Jig - Made in Australia - WIGWOOD

    Started by Wigwood, 9th Aug 2020 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 375
    9th Aug 2020, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  8. Has something happened to Japan-Tool?

    Started by dmikulec, 12th Jan 2020 05:00 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,783
    20th Jul 2020, 02:47 AM Go to last post
  9. Japanese chisel makers marks

    Started by RustyKnives, 8th May 2020 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,321
    12th May 2020, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  10. Chris Hall

    Started by stevenjd, 22nd Jul 2019 09:51 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,721
    23rd Apr 2020, 03:10 AM Go to last post
  11. Recommendations for a high quality chisel.

    Started by Storm2point0, 2nd Apr 2020 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 947
    3rd Apr 2020, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  12. Question about Fujihiro chisel shape

    Started by furnmkr, 5th Mar 2020 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 667
    7th Mar 2020, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  13. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 5,062
    30th Nov 2019, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  14. Japanese irons for Western planes?

    Started by fudo133, 11th Oct 2019 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,025
    23rd Oct 2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  15. Japanese chisel ferrules/hoops

    Started by Oystercovecraft, 5th Oct 2019 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,246
    7th Oct 2019, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,105
    9th Sep 2019, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  16. FREE sharpening seminars

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Jun 2019 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,457
    30th Jul 2019, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  17. Japanese chisel identification

    Started by Don Kondra, 7th Jul 2019 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,698
    7th Jul 2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,825
    12th Jun 2019, 07:47 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,273
    7th Jun 2019, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  18. Value of Double Bevel Straight Edge With Notch

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th May 2019 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,374
    4th Jun 2019, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  19. DIY Japanese Joinery Website by Hisao Zen

    Started by thumbsucker, 9th Apr 2019 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    11th May 2019, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,232
    15th Apr 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  20. Can anyone ID anymakers names

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

    Started by Njphillips01, 13th Feb 2019 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,201
    14th Feb 2019, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  22. Japan! The Three Week Craft Adventure

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th Oct 2018 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 5,106
    14th Oct 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  23. 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: 4,968
    22nd Sep 2018, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  24. Saber Tooth Tenon

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,841
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  25. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,065
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  26. Oire-nomi or umeki-nomi for small sizes

    Started by cpolubin, 19th Jun 2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,939
    27th Jun 2018, 09:16 PM Go to last post

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