Wazakura Spear Bonsai Chisel 7.2" (185 mm)
Size: L 7.28 x W 0.39 x H 0.39inch (L 185 x W 10 x H 10 mm)
Material: Carbon Steel
Origin: Made in Japan (Nagaoka, Niigata prefecture)
【Made in Japan】
Real Japanese tools made by local artisans of Nagaoka in Niigata Prefecture.
【Jin/Shari Tool, Deadwood Scraper】
Tool designed to create natural looking Jin and Shari on your bonsai. It can also be used for other wood carving, engraving or grafting purposes. The curve spear shaped blade makes them ideal for various types of trees for both fine and wider carvings.
【Sharp and Sturdy Double Blade】
The double edge is very sharp and sturdy on both sides. It is versatile, allowing to carve on any angle you need.
【How to Use】
The blade can carve using any of the sides. When you want precision, hold the chisel as a pencil. When you want wider carvings, grab it next to the blade (be careful as it is sharp and you could injure yourself). Other uses include carving branch knobs for smoother trunk surface.
【Video: Bonsai Tool Basics- Jin & Shari Carving Tools 】
In this Bonsai Tool Basics episode, our collaborator Yusuke Ogawa explains different types of jin knives and shari carving tools for your bonsai tree. Because once you have mastered how to keep the tree alive, creating beautiful deadwood carvings is the logical next step in your bonsai journey. So do not be scared of this bonsai styling technique and learn today what tools you need to start right away with that bonsai woodwork!
WAZAKURA JAPAN TOOLS USED IN THIS VIDEO
・2-in-1 Jin Knife and Sickle for shohin bonsai
・Curved Jin Chisel
・Spear Shaped Jin Chisel
・Triangle Double Edge Jin Knife
・Double Edge Jin Knife
The double edge curved blade make this a great tool carving work in tight spaces. The overall spear shape gives you a wide range of options for how much of the blade you want to use in your attack. The hand forged handle's raised decorations provide both a surface for a secure grip as well as beauty to the tool.