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The Care and Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools: Saws, Planes, Chisels, Marking Gauges, Stones [Kip Mesirow, Ron Herman] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Japanese tools are manufactured to perform at the high level top craftspeople demand, but they work differently from Western tools—saws cut on the pull

Brilliant book on the incredible world of Japanese woodworking tools. Odate covers not only the basics of the tools and their use, but delves into the spiritual foundation of traditional Japanese woodworking. This book left me with a deeply felt respect for Odate's mastery as well as his mindset.

‭ For many enthusiasts of Japanese woodworking tools, the allure of Japanese carpentry is the fact that it harks back to the old world craftsmanship of a bygone era, when the aesthetic and philosophical principles of the ancient pre-industrial culture, was in harmony with nature through close observation of its cycles and rhythms. Their tools were all hand made by skilled craftsman who specialized in that particular implement, like the modern-day hand forged Damascus chisels, unlike

Available for around $21, this book examines the history surrounding Japanese woodworking and presents many important secrets of Japanese joinery. Written by late Professor of Architecture at the Tokyo Institute of technology Kiyosi Sieke, the book looks at 48 distinct Japanese joints and contains 64 photographs for your viewing enjoyment.

Simple, direct and clear. This is a great introduction to the tools and techniques necessary to understanding Japanese carpentry. No tricks or inside craft from the ancient sensei-- just the requisite basics. "Sharpening Technique", for example, begins with an introduction on Posture-- how the largely rounded manual motions of the physical human machine can transfer and adapt toward an outcome

10 Common Japanese Woodworking Joints That Will Blow Your Mind. The "shiguchi "joints shown on the video are those that can be applied to cabinetmaking -----