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  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: 32,241
    23rd Aug 2020, 03:55 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 17,710
    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: 28,659
    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: 14,842
    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: 33,678
    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: 16,865
    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. The making of a Japanese Chisel

    Started by woodPixel, 17th Feb 2021 10:51 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 416
    18th Feb 2021, 08:18 PM Go to last post
  2. Chisel identification 秀夫 Hideo

    Started by mjcoope, 20th Dec 2020 10:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,495
    10th Jan 2021, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  3. Kanna

    Started by stevenjd, 9th Aug 2020 09:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,670
    24th Dec 2020, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  4. contemporary blacksmiths

    Started by Howard Pollack, 6th Dec 2020 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 553
    9th Dec 2020, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  5. Question King sharpening stones

    Started by Shedhand, 26th Sep 2020 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,440
    29th Nov 2020, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Kumiko Jig - Made in Australia - WIGWOOD

    Started by Wigwood, 9th Aug 2020 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 353
    9th Aug 2020, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  7. Has something happened to Japan-Tool?

    Started by dmikulec, 12th Jan 2020 05:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,723
    20th Jul 2020, 02:47 AM Go to last post
  8. Japanese chisel makers marks

    Started by RustyKnives, 8th May 2020 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,292
    12th May 2020, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  9. Chris Hall

    Started by stevenjd, 22nd Jul 2019 09:51 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,685
    23rd Apr 2020, 03:10 AM Go to last post
  10. Recommendations for a high quality chisel.

    Started by Storm2point0, 2nd Apr 2020 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 897
    3rd Apr 2020, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  11. Question about Fujihiro chisel shape

    Started by furnmkr, 5th Mar 2020 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 644
    7th Mar 2020, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  12. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,983
    30th Nov 2019, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  13. Japanese irons for Western planes?

    Started by fudo133, 11th Oct 2019 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,000
    23rd Oct 2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  14. Japanese chisel ferrules/hoops

    Started by Oystercovecraft, 5th Oct 2019 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,217
    7th Oct 2019, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,066
    9th Sep 2019, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  15. FREE sharpening seminars

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Jun 2019 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,437
    30th Jul 2019, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  16. Japanese chisel identification

    Started by Don Kondra, 7th Jul 2019 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,671
    7th Jul 2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,638
    12th Jun 2019, 07:47 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,234
    7th Jun 2019, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  17. Value of Double Bevel Straight Edge With Notch

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th May 2019 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,343
    4th Jun 2019, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  18. 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: 2,211
    15th Apr 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
  20. Can you help ID these chisels?

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

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th Oct 2018 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 5,091
    14th Oct 2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  22. 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: 4,928
    22nd Sep 2018, 01:29 AM Go to last post
  23. Saber Tooth Tenon

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,808
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  24. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,019
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  25. Oire-nomi or umeki-nomi for small sizes

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

    Started by thumbsucker, 13th May 2018 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,524
    13th May 2018, 05:18 PM Go to last post

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