UnderANeonHalo - 2008-05-30 I remember hearing that Japanese carpentry tools are designed to cut/plane/whatever on the pull stroke instead of the push stroke like European/American tools. I guess that explains the crazy mini-naginata saw.
5 stars for learning!
MerryMisanthrope - 2008-05-30 They are, and the pull saws are actually becoming a small niche market in the US because they are extremely flexible.
Cube - 2008-05-30 First they teach me how to fold my t-shirts, now this! Japan rules.