Wood planing competition

Uwajima, Japan

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+9 1. aziwa commented 7 years ago

wait..... what ? ?
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+11 2. loadrunner commented 7 years ago

I want to do it. But I don't even know why and what they are doing.
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+4 3. RedBulletProof commented 7 years ago

#1 The paper... :D ;)
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+10 4. Zeusisgreat commented 7 years ago

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/02/13/in-japan-wood-planing-can-get-awfully-competitive/

They are trying to see who can cut the wood the thinnest. This is my new thing to learn of the day, thx snotr :P
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+9 5. deadhorse commented 7 years ago

Never though we'd see a sport more boring than curling.
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+2 6. loadme commented 7 years ago

cool, but why do we look at the same thing over and over? isnt there more to see?:)
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+4 7. msavio008 commented 7 years ago

boring? yes, but quite amazing how thin they shaved the wood, that's got be one sharp blade..
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+2 8. Tech commented 7 years ago

Have a look at this: http://www.snotr.com/video/12827
At the end you can see what this can be used for.
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+5 9. 5ubZer0 commented 7 years ago

much respect.. im a learned carpenter and its so hard to finetune your planer blade! i know i coulden't do it!
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+2 10. glitch911 commented 7 years ago

After food porn is that like wood porn ??
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+2 11. Dumfbuck commented 7 years ago

..And that, is how toilet paper is made in Japan :)