Guild of Oregon Woodworkers

7634 SW 34th Avenue Portland, OR 97219

HAND TOOL SIG - Japanese Hand Tools

  • 26 Jun 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Guild Workshop, 7694 SW 34th Ave, Portland, OR 97219


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Topic: Japanese hand tools

How should they be used and other tips for better woodworking

Chip Webster will lead an open forum including:

  •  Discussion about using Japanese pull saws; selection, care, sharpening
  •  Demonstrate and practice the sawing techniques Taeho Kwon showed us
  •  Demonstrate and practice the walking technique to place bench chisels   on a layout line (Western chisels and Japanese chisels)
  •  Demonstrate and practice paring techniques with Japanese paring chisels
  •  Discussion about Japanese hand planes - tips Taeho Kwon shared with     the class

After Chip's demonstration and discussion, you will get an opportunity to practice your skills using Japanese hand tools.

Participants are encouraged to bring their Japanese saws, chisels and hand planes.  Chip and Ken do not have any Japanese hand planes, so please bring any that you have.

As always, you are encouraged to bring any hand tools for show and tell.

Please register on the Guild website if you plan to attend so that we can get an idea of how many people will be attending.

If you have any questions, contact Ken Hall <>

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