Item description for The Care and Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools: Saws, Planes, Chisels, Marking Gauges, Stones by Kip Mesirow & Ron Herman...
Japanese tools are manufactured to perform at the high level top craftspeople demand, but they work differently from Western tools-saws cut on the pull, not the push-and need to be properly maintained to provide decades of useful service. Covering four major tool categories-plus sharpening stones-the authors guide the woodworker or hobbyist step by step, using detailed line drawings and concise how-to explanations.
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.5" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2006
Publisher Stone Bridge Press
ISBN 1933330139 ISBN13 9781933330136
Availability 3 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 22, 2017 08:37.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.
More About Kip Mesirow & Ron Herman
Cofounder of the Japan Woodworker in Berkeley in 1971, and later Hida Japanese Tool Company. Has been to Japan numerous times, and studied joinery with Makoto Imai, highly regarded teahouse builder. Projects include buildings at the SF Zen Center. Now manufactures custom copper light and other architectural fixtures in Vermont.