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In his book Japanese Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit and Use Toshio Odate explains Shokunin, master Japanese craftsman, are taught that each stroke of the saw, each shaving of the plane and each cut of the chisel are vital, requiring great concentration because each mark is permanent. Thin kerf saws that cut on the pull stroke, laminated chisel blades engineered for superb sharpening and thoughtfully designed marking tools and hammers have been the hallmarks of Japanese
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A few days ago we published a post where we discussed the main characteristics of Japanese hand planes.These centenary tools are part of the oriental traditional woodworking thanks to its excellent properties and versatility.It is not surprising that, since a few years, these tools are also found in the workshops of the West.