Japan: "kizuchi" - Rustic Mallet - Handmade Folk Tool - Oak
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Japan: "kizuchi" - Rustic Mallet - Handmade Folk Tool - Oak:
A KIZUCHI - A RUSTIC, HANDMADE MALLET FROM JAPAN
Kizuchi is a mallet that is usually made of oak or holly. It is used in cases where a metal hammerwould be inappropriate; for example, to insert or extract the blade of a plane, to hammer the blade or the plane stock directly, or to strike a chisel.
Condition: Very Good; parts are smooth and polished from age and handling (see pictures)
Dimensions: 11.75" long /30cm long
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