Wazakura Bonsai Double Edge Jin Knife 8.2 inch (210 mm)
Size: L 8.2 x W 0.4 x H 0.3 inch (210 mm x 12 mm x 10 mm)
Blade Length: 3 inch (79 mm)
Outer Blade Width: 0.3 inch (9 mm)
Inner Blade Width: 0.2 inch (7 mm)
Weight: 1.4 oz (41 g)
Material: Stainless Steel (Blade), Steel (Handle)
Origin: Made in Japan (Sanjo, Niigata prefecture)
【Made in Japan】
Real Japanese tools made by local artisans of Sanjo in Niigata Prefecture.
【Jin/Shari Tool, Deadwood Scraper】
Tool designed to create natural looking Jins and Sharis on your bonsai. It can also be used for other wood carving purposes.
【Double Edge Blade, Circular Shape】
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】
Simply pull the edge of the blade across the bark to rapidly peel it off. This gives more control, it is safer than using traditional Western style chisels and put less stress on the roots of the tree since you do not need to hammer.
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
This knife offered better control for creating a Jin than the straight edged knife I’ve been using. Very pleased with this purchase.