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An Exceptional Japanese Art: Wood-Shaving

This wood shaving tool cuts pieces of wood as thin as tissue paper and it turns into art.

Did you know that wood could be cut to be as thin as tissue paper? Well, it can with a wood-shaving tool.

In this video, we bring you all kinds of examples of wood being cut in just such a matter. Watch as this powerful yet sleek tool cuts pieces of woods into thin smooth slices. Thought of as an art in Japan, every year wood-shaving competitions are held and people compete to get the thinnest slice.

The video comes from Dylan Iwakuni and it can keep you entertained for hours... well at least minutes.

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