The Complete Japanese Joinery

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The Complete Japanese Joinery

The Complete Japanese Joinery

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They can be applied to projects as large as the buildings for which most of them were originally devised or as small as a sewing box. I’ve long been fascinated by many aspects of Japanese culture – from netsuke to monmon cats to bladesmithing to packaging to samurai armour – and especially their methods of carpentry and the tools they use to achieve it.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. The book briefly covers some of the principles which traditional carpenters adhere to, and the personal history and background of Nishioka himself, all of which is very interesting but not too-deeply covered. Please include what you were doing when this page came up and the Cloudflare Ray ID found at the bottom of this page. This revised edition of the book contains a new foreword by Mira Locher, one of the world's leading experts on vernacular and modern Japanese architecture.Presenting 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today, this book will please anyone who has ever been moved by the sheer beauty of wood.

I have spent much of my short life exploring the intersection of need and creating beauty and harmony.I’d be excited to add this book to my collection since I try (at some level) to do some Japanese-style timber construction myself – I’ve so far put up about 8 small buildings, all centerline layout and little in the way of knee bracing. Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.

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