Blog - Handtools for Woodworking

Woodworking hand tools have been my goto option ever since I started woodworking. I do enjoy using simple handtools when it is practical to do so. Working wood with great quality steel squeezes that passion for the craft. Sometimes hand tools are quicker than setting up that machine for just one or two processes. 

Kanna japanese hand plane

The Japanese Kanna (Handplane) (鉋)

The Japanese 'Handplane' or kanna (鉋) Japanese planes and saws have one thing in common that separates them from western ...
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Japanese Nokogiri (Saw)(鋸)

Japanese 'Saw' or nokogiri (鋸) The Japanese hand saw has become very popular amongst woodworkers. In this article I want ...
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Japanese Nomi (Chisel) (鑿, のみ)

Japanese 'Chisel' or nomi (鑿, のみ) What is The Nomi Chisel is for? The Nomi is a Japanese tool that ...
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japanese genno hammer

Japanese Genno (Hammer) (玄能)

'Hammer' of Japan or 'Genno or Gennoh' (玄能)The Japanese hammer is called a Genno and is used to impact chisels, ...
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Japanese Ono (Axe) (斧)

The Ono (斧) is a Japanese tool and a weapon but it is widely used to fell trees and to ...
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Japanese Chouna (Adze) (釿)

In Japan, the Adze is called a Chouna. The Chouna is one of those tools that is used by skilled ...
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