Phone: 510.409.0217
Tue–Sat: 9AM – 5PM PST
Superior Japanese Hand Tools for Woodworking, Kitchen, Gardening and Grooming

Business Hours: Tuesday - Saturday  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (PST)

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Available Options


-Swedish Steel

-Oi-masame White Oak Dai / Block*

-Several options available (see above)

*Oi-masame is our recommendation. Please let us know if you would like Masame.

We can accommodate any bedding angles for a Hira-ganna / smoothing plane. If it's steeper than 40 degrees, an additional charge will be required. Please contact us for details.

The components of Swedish Steel is closer to White Steel #1.



  • March 29, 2013 by Andoni Gibb
    I am very pleased with this kanna-ba. I ordered a 70mm,to pair with Inomoto San's 390mm Naga dai. You can tell Yamamoto san's skill in forging, by his clean lamination line between the Jigane(iron) and the hagane(hard steel,) even his osae ba(chip breaker) is made with this care. There is no hazyness and the line is pronounced, which means it was welded and forged with very low heat preventing too... read more