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Eastern Influence: Using Japanese Tools

David Thiel talks with Sandor Nagyszalanczy, author of Tools: Rare and Ingenious, and cabinetmaker Patrick Huggins about the proper use of these beautiful handmade Japanese tools.

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Boat Builder's Tool(10 of 17)

The head of the boat builder's hammer is also made with the folding technique. A nail set is built into one end of the hammer so the head of a nail can be set below the surface of the wood, like when building the deck of a boat.

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