Japanese Tool Setup

Understand the basics of Japanese tool setup and use, while concise these articles are considered a primer for classes on Japanese tools with Brian Holcombe Woodworker and helps students to begin to understand the detailed process of tuning Japanese tools.

Japanese Natural Stones: A User’s Perspective

Japanese Chisel Setup – Kazura

Japanese Chisel Setup – Making a New Handle

Kanna – Dai Prep

Kanna – Blade Prep

Kanna – Ura-Dashi : Ito Ura

Kanna – Dai making 

Hikouki Kanna – Spring and Track

The Carpentry Way’s Japanese Toolbox – Build