The Care & Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools by Mesirow & Herman - Stone Bridge Press
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...
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.