Which saw is better. Buy japanese woodworking tools.
In this article from christopher schwarz you ll learn about one of the most important japanese woodworking tools.
Japanese woodworking magazine. Christopher discusses the increasing popularity of japanese woodworking saws and why many western woodworkers are choosing them over locally made tools. You should take the time to think about the particular japanese tools. It s a shame because the video is beautifully shot look at japanese joinery is a must see for any furniture maker.
The project is ongoing as the creator continues to seek new information about this fascinating tradition from books magazines and other archival sources. You may use the appropriate japanese carpentry tools to get results in this meticulous activity. But i understand japanese shop practices as much as i understand all the acronyms my 12 year old daughter uses when texting.
Japanese woodworking is also an art that draws upon japanese aesthetics and philosophy to produce robust and consummately crafted works. Thejoinery jp is the twitter account of this artist a young japanese man who works by day in automobile marketing. So i m always eager to learn about japanese woodworking from people who have studied and practiced it in japan.
And i drool with great regularity on the japan woodworker catalog. At the time of writing he has created gif illustrations of 81 traditional wood joints. Time spent observing architecture in japan influenced the design of this armoire which has spacers between the case and the top and bottom that make it appear to float.
As a woodworker you know how hard it is to get two miters to close let alone a three way miter cut entirely by hand with interlocking tenons hidden within.