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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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Fine Joinery(16 of 17)

These saws are used in fine joinery. The two on the left are Western back-saws. Notice how much thicker their blades are than the Japanese saw on the right.

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