Shop Skills With A Number Of Differences Between Western And Japanese Saws It Can Be Confusing When It Comes To Making A Purchase Learn Why Two Woodworkers Reach For The Saw They Do
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Hand-saw Showdown - East vs West: Japanese Style Hand-Saws Photos by Jason Klager; Lead photo by Rob Brown Japan inspires me.From its high-speed bullet trains to the quiet lantern-lit cobble-stone alleys of Old Kyoto, I have always been drawn to this intriguing country.
As a woodworker, my attention is drawn to their well-constructed architecture and iron-plated tansu.The hand-cut joinery of Japan's accomplished carpenters motivated me to incorporate the use of hand tools into my own woodworking.
So when I purchased my first hand-saw, a Japanese saw was the obvious choice.Since that day, over 10 years ago, I have enjoyed using Japanese saws and have come to understand and appreciate their benefits.
The straightforward design of Japanese woodworking tools can give the perception that they are little more than a novelty.However, omitting a tool's ornate trimmings and keeping it in its simplest form can assist and increase that tool's effectiveness.
The Japanese saw is one of those tools; its lightweight, straight handle and thin blade are what make this tool extremely reliable.The intelligent design of the handle is what I find separates the Japanese saw from others.
The handle's lightweight material, wrapped in rattan and bearing an oval-shaped profile make...