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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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Dovetail Joints(17 of 17)

The Japanese saw is similar to the Western back-saw, but it cuts more smoothly and starts more easily than its Western counterpart. This kind of saw can be used to cut thin pins for the dovetail joints.