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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese Blacksmiths

    Started by Groggy, 5th March 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: 34,168
    23rd August 2020, 03:55 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 19,984
    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 April 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: 30,799
    12th April 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 March 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: 17,661
    24th March 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 March 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: 37,631
    15th March 2007, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese Tool Glossary A-M

    Started by Groggy, 5th March 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: 17,542
    11th March 2007, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Japanese tool names and terms.

    Started by ozwinner, 3rd March 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: 10,422
    3rd March 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. A master at work

    Started by hurcorh, 4th September 2022 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 322
    4th September 2022, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  2. Saw handles?

    Started by jwoodcraft, 13th August 2022 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 421
    21st August 2022, 03:08 AM Go to last post
  3. Sashigane

    Started by GRadice, 12th August 2022 01:01 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 314
    12th August 2022, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  4. Japanese kanna info

    Started by Chipbreaker, 1st August 2022 01:01 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 300
    4th August 2022, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  5. Z Saw Japanese Compound Saw Guide - Thoughts?

    Started by cpsmusic, 7th July 2022 03:52 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 634
    9th July 2022, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  6. Chisel set and box

    Started by jwoodcraft, 8th July 2022 02:34 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 268
    8th July 2022, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  7. Bevel up Japanese plane blade

    Started by youngjacky, 28th June 2022 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 858
    8th July 2022, 05:06 AM Go to last post
  8. New member, some assorted tool questions

    Started by jwoodcraft, 2nd June 2022 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 449
    5th June 2022, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  9. A pair of kiwaggana

    Started by GRadice, 29th April 2022 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 590
    27th May 2022, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  10. Inspection before purchase… odd things you see

    Started by Clinton1, 7th March 2022 03:58 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 885
    6th April 2022, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  11. River red gum hammer handles

    Started by GRadice, 30th March 2022 12:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 508
    5th April 2022, 11:29 AM Go to last post
  12. Japanese chisels and Aussie timbers

    Started by Waldo, 25th February 2022 03:48 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 912
    1st March 2022, 06:06 PM Go to last post
  13. Someone is sliding down a Slippery Nomi slope

    Started by Pat, 12th January 2022 06:03 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,373
    15th January 2022, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  14. Japanese Kanna Plane

    Started by ragsdownunder, 9th January 2022 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 336
    11th January 2022, 01:55 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 822
    24th October 2021, 08:57 AM Go to last post
  15. Buying Japanese tools on ebay, advice needed.

    Started by Woodforge, 25th September 2021 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,508
    7th October 2021, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  16. Information about a kanna I bought.

    Started by Woodforge, 26th September 2021 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 614
    1st October 2021, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  17. My kit of Japanese knives ... WIP

    Started by rsser, 3rd October 2011 04:46 PM
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 286
    • Views: 106,500
    9th September 2021, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  18. Flush cut handsaw

    Started by Lyle, 28th June 2021 05:32 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,184
    30th June 2021, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  19. Kumiko course at Sturt School for Wood

    Started by Wigwood, 27th March 2021 07:38 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 940
    27th March 2021, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  20. The making of a Japanese Chisel

    Started by woodPixel, 17th February 2021 10:51 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,114
    14th March 2021, 06:10 AM Go to last post
  21. Chisel identification 秀夫 Hideo

    Started by mjcoope, 20th December 2020 10:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,494
    10th January 2021, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  22. Kanna

    Started by stevenjd, 9th August 2020 09:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,456
    24th December 2020, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  23. contemporary blacksmiths

    Started by Howard Pollack, 6th December 2020 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,315
    9th December 2020, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  24. Question King sharpening stones

    Started by Shedhand, 26th September 2020 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,917
    29th November 2020, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  25. Kumiko Jig - Made in Australia - WIGWOOD

    Started by Wigwood, 9th August 2020 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 861
    9th August 2020, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  26. Has something happened to Japan-Tool?

    Started by dmikulec, 12th January 2020 05:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,646
    20th July 2020, 02:47 AM Go to last post
  27. Japanese chisel makers marks

    Started by RustyKnives, 8th May 2020 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,891
    12th May 2020, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  28. Chris Hall

    Started by stevenjd, 22nd July 2019 09:51 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,086
    23rd April 2020, 03:10 AM Go to last post
  29. Recommendations for a high quality chisel.

    Started by Storm2point0, 2nd April 2020 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,637
    3rd April 2020, 10:01 PM Go to last post

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