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The Care and Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools by Kip Mesirow and Ron HermanThe essence of the Japanese woodworking tool is an incredibly sharp cutting edge. Keeping such a tool in good condition...
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by Kip Mesirow and Ron Herman
The essence of the Japanese woodworking tool is an incredibly sharp cutting edge. Keeping such a tool in good condition demands regular and disciplined maintenance. Using it properly takes dedication and a confidence born of skill and experience. The patient woodworker is in the end rewarded with a satin smooth finish that reveals the natural beauty of the wood.
Since this book was first published in 1975 it has become a classic much in demand by crafters and builders. Advanced woodworkers will find it a helpful guide to making a transition to Japanese tools, while beginners are encouraged to use the simple, illustrated text to understand the basics of how and why each tool is used.