japanese rocking chair when the time it was build - by aviad mishaeli @ LumberJocks.com ~ woodworking community

japanese rocking chair when the time it was build - by aviad mishaeli @ LumberJocks.com ~ woodworking community

Simple joinery. "Japanese designer Yota Kakuda's collection of wooden furniture at DesignTide Tokyo 2010 called 'Tenon'"

Simple joinery. "Japanese designer Yota Kakuda's collection of wooden furniture at DesignTide Tokyo 2010 called 'Tenon'"

The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: Secrets of an Ancient Craft

The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: Secrets of an Ancient Craft (Hardcover)

Japanese carpentry,  I would love to learn how to make furniture without the use of nails, glued or screws.

Japanese carpentry, I would love to learn how to make furniture without the use of nails, glued or screws.

The “Kumiko” woodwork technique was developed in Japan in the Asuka Era (600-700 AD). Tanihata uses this technique to manufacture Ramma for room dividers and sliding doors. Wood chips are thinly and precisely shaved then carefully assembled chip by chip to construct Kumiko Ramma. Wood goes through a process of selection, grinding, splitting and assembling. Tradition is preserved through the craftsmen’s experience, skill and passion.

The “Kumiko” woodwork technique was developed in Japan in the Asuka Era (600-700 AD). Tanihata uses this technique to manufacture Ramma for room dividers and sliding doors. Wood chips are thinly and precisely shaved then carefully assembled chip by chip to construct Kumiko Ramma. Wood goes through a process of selection, grinding, splitting and assembling. Tradition is preserved through the craftsmen’s experience, skill and passion.

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On the cover of “Workbenches: From Design & Theory to Construction & Use” there are a couple low sawhorse-gizmos parked beneath my French-style workbench that look like Munchkins from the Lollipop Guild could have used them to build the set for the “Wizard of Oz.” Those are Japanese sawing trestles that I built five or six years ago based on plans from Toshio Odate’s “Japanese Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit, …

Workbench from the Far East

On the cover of “Workbenches: From Design & Theory to Construction & Use” there are a couple low sawhorse-gizmos parked beneath my French-style workbench that look like Munchkins from the Lollipop Guild could have used them to build the set for the “Wizard of Oz.” Those are Japanese sawing trestles that I built five or six years ago based on plans from Toshio Odate’s “Japanese Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit, …

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