Japanese Woodworking Tools

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A complete guide to the tools used by a shokunin, or master Japanese craftsman, for both beginning woodworkers and professionals.

Making Shoji

Author: Toshio Ōdate
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ISBN: 9780941936477
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This guide to creating shoji brings together both traditional insight and technical mastery of the craft from the perspective of an apprenticed sliding-door maker.

American Woodworker

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On the following pages I would like to take this opportunity to write about some of
these blacksmiths' workshop scenes and explain a little about how traditional
tools are made today. My special thanks to Shiro Tanaka, President of Harima
Enterprises Corporation, for his assistance in researching this article. TOSH I O
ODATE is a sculptor and shoji maker. He wrote the book, Japanese
Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit and Use (1984, Taunton Press,
Newtown, CT).

The Art Of Fine Tools

Author: Sandor Nagyszalanczy
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561583618
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To the traditional Japanese shokunin (craftsman), a chisel or plane blade is far
more than a simple piece of sharpened steel. It is a tool that has an individual
identity and a personality that transcends its mere utilitarian function. This
quotation from Toshio Odate's excellent book, Japanese Woodworking Tools:
Their Tradition, Spirit and Use (The Taunton Press, 1984), serves to illustrate this
point: " . . .the quality of a blade is much more than how well it will cut. True
quality also concerns ...

Genius Of Japanese Carpentry

Author: Azby Brown
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462913784
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What Is Japanese Architecture? Translated by H. Mack Horton. Tokyo and New
York: Kodansha International, 1985. A good overall introduction to Japanese
architecture, including temples, the history of Nara, and other background
pertinent to temple architecture. Contains a good bibliography. Odate, Toshio.
Japanese Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit, and Use. Newtown, Conn.:
Taunton Press, 1984. One of the few books in English dealing with Japanese
tools, a “how-to” ...

American Woodworker

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To support my work on my bench- top, I use smaller ones — about 3 in. high. Size
yours to suit yourself. I join the beam to the legs in the traditional way, cutting a
lap joint and securing it with either a square, tapered pin or a dowel. As an
alternative, you could simply glue and nail or screw each joint together. A
TOSHIO ODATE is a shoji maker and author of Japanese Woodworking Tools:
Their Tradition, Spirit and Use (1984, Taunton Press, Box 355, Newtown, CT
06470). TAPERED ...

American Woodworker

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Once you have learned how to sharpen plane blades and chisel blades, you will
understand the cutting edge well enough to sharpen most other types of
woodworking blades as well. A Toshio Odate is a noted sculptor and shoji maker
in Connecticut. He teaches sculpture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York and
conducts workshops on Japanese tools. He is author of the book, Japanese
Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit and Use (1984, Taunton Press, 63 S.
Main St., ...

How To Design And Build Your Ideal Woodshop

Author: Bill Stankus
Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books
ISBN: 1440316503
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... Reader's Digest Press 1999 Wood Joiner's Handbook, Sam Allen, Sterling
Publications 1990 Woodworking with the Router: Professional Router
Techniques and Jigs Any Woodworker Can Use, Bill Hylton and Fred Matlack,
Reader's Digest Press 1999 INSPIRATIONAL AND DESIGN Japanese
Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit and Use, Toshio Odate, Linden
Publishing 1998 The Fine Art of Cabinetmaking, James Krenov, Sterling
Publications 1992 The Furniture of Gustav ...

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Woodworking

Author: Reed Karen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101198796
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... 76-77 Indian rosewood, 114 inset doors, 195-196 inswing doors, 193 interior
moldings, 214 baseboards, 217 chair rails, 216 coped corners, 218-219 crown
moldings, 215-216 picture moldings, 216 Internet, tools, 10 jack planes, 8, 42-43
Japanese Dozuki saws, 8 electric water stones, 98 sharpening stones, 91 tools,
43-44 Japanese Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit and Use, 341 jigs, 30
jigsaws, 8, 64 jointer planes, 42-43 jointers, 15, 76-77 joints, 158, 164 biscuit
joints, 9, ...

American Woodworker

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I would never grind a hollow in my favorite Western chisel (an old Buck Brothers)
because, like all Western chisels, the cutting edge isn't as tough as the Japanese
variety, and once hollowed it would bend or break during use. For more on
Japanese chisels, refer to my book, Japanese Woodworking Tools: Their
Traditions, Spirit and Use (1984, Taunton Press, Newtown, CT 06470). Toshio
Odate Author, sculptor ana snoji maker Woodbury, CT Clogged Super Glue
Bottles Q Every time ...