Please note: this book is written in Japanese
Published by Kezurou-kai Japan, this book focuses on the Japanese hand plane. Loaded with over 100 pages of detailed photos, it also contains an interview with Kojiro Sugimura, the founder and very first Presient of Kezurou-kai Japan, tips from carpenters and furniture makers on how to achieve thin wood shavings, a section highlighting Japanese blacksmiths and tools, an introduction and article by Masaru Kamijo, the current President, and more. Whether you are familiar with the Japanese language or not, it is a welcome addition to any woodworker's book collection.
|Book - Dale Brotherton|