Japanese woodworking japanese tools japanese saws japanese planes japanese chisels japapnese carpentry. The biggest japanese market in the bay area next to kinokunia bookstore kahoo ramen clover bakery etc all authentic enough that japanese is spoken by default.
In the world of woodworking japanese style carpentry is often considered the pinnacle.
Japanese woodworking bay area. He spent 6 years in traditional full time apprenticeship with a well known teahouse carpenter in the san francisco bay area. Projects hold together with intricate interlocking joinery rather than nails and glue and surfaces are silky smooth because the finished wood is planed not sanded. He built a lot of homes and quite the reputation in the bay area mai says continuing to teach and demonstrate woodworking in california and on the east coast.
Sakaguchi san has both consummate skill in the ancient art of japanese wood joinery and intimate knowledge of traditional japanese architectural design. These events have been ongoing in japan for many years. Handcrafted to fit your style.
Commercial photo gallery with over 30 years of experience in the woodworking industry our goal is to provide first class products to accommodate your specific needs. Geoffs woodworking also specializes in antique furniture repair and restoration. Japanese architectural design japanese woodworking ki arts represents the work of hiroshi sakaguchi a master carpenter from japan living in the united states.
Is dedicated to preserving the traditional woodworking. To that end we offer full design engineering and construction services. A chance meeting in the bay area with makoto imai a famed japanese woodworker left van arsdale enchanted with the style of carpentry.
Hand tool technique joinery structure construction and community building are our focus. Daiku dojo is a japanese style woodworking organization. A us version is now in it s fifth year.
Those interested in japanese woodworking tools and particularly hand planes should consider attending the annual kezurou kai gathering. Custom cabinets furniture woodwork millwork in the san francisco bay area. Bay area woodworking is a custom cabinet shop providing custom cabinetry and furniture for homes stores offices break rooms and various commercial applications.
Last years gathering took place in the san francisco bay area in july. Its goal is to integrate the ancient tradition of japanese woodworking into the culture of the pacific northwest and the united states. Huge selection of produce fish meats snacks drinks desserts housewares cosmetics at medium prices.
After college and art school he moved to the bay area in california and began working.