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.

 

Sharpening

Japanese Natural Stones: A User’s Perspective

Brian’s Guide to Japanese Whetstones

 

Chisels – Nomi

Brian’s Guide to Japanese Chisels

Japanese Chisel Setup – Kazura

Japanese Chisel Setup – Making a New Handle

 

Planes – Kanna

Kanna – Dai Prep

Kanna – Blade Prep

Kanna – Ura-Dashi : Ito Ura

Kanna – Dai making 

Hikouki Kanna – Spring and Track

 

Saws – Nokogiri

Brian’s Guide to Japanese Saws

 

Japanese Toolbox

The Carpentry Way’s Japanese Toolbox – Build

 

 

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