Nagakatsu - Japanese Tools Australia


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What could you achieve if you spent your career focused on one task? If you worked ten hours a day, six days a week, on one craft and one job, how well-honed would your skills be in ten years' time? What about twenty years' time? What about fifty?

Shoichi Nagatsu is a saw sharpener based in Kyoto. He sharpens and tunes new and used saws. That is his trade, profession and obsession. And his work is absolutely breathtaking.