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Forum topic by groy87 posted 01-27-2013 06:40 PM 1098 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-27-2013 06:40 PM

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Since december last year I’ve been trying to get a copy of toshiro odate’s book Japanese woodworking tools, their spirit and use but everywhere I’ve tried has been sold out. Can anyone recommend another book ok Japanese hand tools in case I can’t get a copy?

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 06:46 PM

Try to get it on inter-library loan.

It’s the sort of book you can read front to back and learn
a lot.

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 06:54 PM

tools for working wood has it I know…
Cause i had a oppoutunity to get it for free, but i got the shoji one..

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 08:23 PM

Try Lee Valley. They have a lot of good ww bookings. I think they have this one too.

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