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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: 30,870
    10th Jul 2012, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 16,514
    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: 27,311
    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: 13,664
    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: 31,604
    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: 16,251
    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: 9,528
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Has something happened to Japan-Tool?

    Started by dmikulec, 12th Jan 2020 05:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 607
    14th Jan 2020, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  2. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,946
    30th Nov 2019, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  3. Japanese irons for Western planes?

    Started by fudo133, 11th Oct 2019 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,536
    23rd Oct 2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  4. Japanese chisel ferrules/hoops

    Started by Oystercovecraft, 5th Oct 2019 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 645
    7th Oct 2019, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,482
    9th Sep 2019, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  5. Chris Hall

    Started by stevenjd, 22nd Jul 2019 09:51 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 988
    1st Sep 2019, 01:58 AM Go to last post
  6. FREE sharpening seminars

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Jun 2019 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,929
    30th Jul 2019, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  7. Japanese chisel identification

    Started by Don Kondra, 7th Jul 2019 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,213
    7th Jul 2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,853
    12th Jun 2019, 07:47 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,754
    7th Jun 2019, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  8. Value of Double Bevel Straight Edge With Notch

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th May 2019 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,898
    4th Jun 2019, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  9. DIY Japanese Joinery Website by Hisao Zen

    Started by thumbsucker, 9th Apr 2019 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,394
    11th May 2019, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,740
    15th Apr 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  10. Can anyone ID anymakers names

    Started by WA ANDY, 15th Feb 2019 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,841
    25th Feb 2019, 02:28 AM Go to last post
  11. Can you help ID these chisels?

    Started by Njphillips01, 13th Feb 2019 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,767
    14th Feb 2019, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  12. Japan! The Three Week Craft Adventure

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th Oct 2018 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,708
    14th Oct 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 4,145
    22nd Sep 2018, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  14. Saber Tooth Tenon

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,420
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  15. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,311
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  16. Oire-nomi or umeki-nomi for small sizes

    Started by cpolubin, 19th Jun 2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,440
    27th Jun 2018, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  17. Kanna Practice

    Started by thumbsucker, 13th May 2018 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,138
    13th May 2018, 05:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,430
    25th Apr 2018, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  18. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 7,580
    17th Mar 2018, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  19. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,097
    28th Feb 2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  20. Anyone fancy basket making??

    Started by Old-Biker-UK, 8th Dec 2017 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,262
    8th Dec 2017, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  21. Identifying maker of Japanese Chisels

    Started by tom's shed, 11th Nov 2017 12:21 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,578
    29th Nov 2017, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  22. Yari Ganna/Kanna in Australia

    Started by Kate84TS, 29th Jun 2017 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,216
    29th Jun 2017, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  23. Identfication japanese chisels

    Started by Vectorboy, 29th May 2017 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,407
    30th May 2017, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  24. Kikuhiromaru Ko Kanna 菊弘丸 小鉋

    Started by thumbsucker, 20th May 2017 09:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,887
    20th May 2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  25. Japanese Woodworking Marking Knife

    Started by thumbsucker, 7th Mar 2017 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,782
    10th Apr 2017, 10:52 PM Go to last post

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