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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: 21
    • Views: 31,902
    23rd Aug 2020, 03:55 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 17,241
    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: 28,085
    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: 14,377
    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: 32,855
    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: 16,700
    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: 9,884
    3rd Mar 2007, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Question King sharpening stones

    Started by Shedhand, 26th Sep 2020 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 506
    27th Sep 2020, 12:22 AM Go to last post
  2. Kanna

    Started by stevenjd, 9th Aug 2020 09:51 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,020
    25th Aug 2020, 01:01 AM Go to last post
  3. Kumiko Jig - Made in Australia - WIGWOOD

    Started by Wigwood, 9th Aug 2020 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    9th Aug 2020, 11:20 AM 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: 29
    • Views: 4,449
    20th Jul 2020, 02:47 AM Go to last post
  5. Japanese chisel makers marks

    Started by RustyKnives, 8th May 2020 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,152
    12th May 2020, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  6. Chris Hall

    Started by stevenjd, 22nd Jul 2019 09:51 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,559
    23rd Apr 2020, 03:10 AM Go to last post
  7. Recommendations for a high quality chisel.

    Started by Storm2point0, 2nd Apr 2020 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 778
    3rd Apr 2020, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  8. Question about Fujihiro chisel shape

    Started by furnmkr, 5th Mar 2020 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 533
    7th Mar 2020, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  9. Guidance and advice sort

    Started by ninpoman, 23rd May 2018 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,702
    30th Nov 2019, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  10. Japanese irons for Western planes?

    Started by fudo133, 11th Oct 2019 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,911
    23rd Oct 2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  11. Japanese chisel ferrules/hoops

    Started by Oystercovecraft, 5th Oct 2019 07:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,038
    7th Oct 2019, 12:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,935
    9th Sep 2019, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  12. FREE sharpening seminars

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Jun 2019 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,276
    30th Jul 2019, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  13. Japanese chisel identification

    Started by Don Kondra, 7th Jul 2019 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,564
    7th Jul 2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 4,783
    12th Jun 2019, 07:47 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,137
    7th Jun 2019, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  14. Value of Double Bevel Straight Edge With Notch

    Started by thumbsucker, 14th May 2019 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,248
    4th Jun 2019, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  15. 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: 2,123
    15th Apr 2019, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Japan! The Three Week Craft Adventure

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

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

    Started by thumbsucker, 4th Aug 2018 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,675
    5th Aug 2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  21. KOITOYA Japanese plane and chisel course

    Started by fletty, 2nd Jun 2018 01:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,853
    16th Jul 2018, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  22. 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
  23. 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
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    • Views: 2,781
    25th Apr 2018, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  24. Grinding the Kanna Blade

    Started by crackerkorean, 22nd Dec 2016 03:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 8,316
    17th Mar 2018, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  25. Any Information On KeiSaburo KeiZaburo

    Started by thumbsucker, 10th Apr 2017 01:26 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,605
    28th Feb 2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post

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