This school will be conducted in english where you will learn intensively about traditional japanese woodworking. Nature forms a vital part of japanese craft so it s no surprise that woodwork and carpentry is a real specialty within japanese art with an abundance of woods available all with differing properties japanese carpentry is a wonderfully diverse artform depending on the richness of the wood to the intricate detail and skill of its makers.
At the time of writing he has created gif illustrations of 81 traditional wood joints.
Traditional japanese woodworking workshop. Shipping cost us27 1 piece us37 2 pieces us45 3 4 pieces us56 5 6 pieces us63 7 8 pieces us72 9 10. Japan woodworker for more than 30 years japan woodworker has imported professional quality woodworking tools fine cutlery and gardening tools from japan. The project is ongoing as the creator continues to seek new information about this fascinating tradition from books magazines and other archival sources.
The kane tsugi literally right angle corner joint is a traditional japanese joint that offers incredible strength and beauty. 1 month course introduction to japanese woodworking tools. It will be taught directly by an active japanese carpenter.
He came back to this country with a japanese wife and a deep desire to spread the traditional japanese practices among western woodworkers. I can hold workshops in your country. We also enjoy sharing the knowledge and skill of japanese woodworking therefore hosting regular workshops.
Thejoinery jp is the twitter account of this artist a young japanese man who works by day in automobile marketing. Stanley completed the furniture program at the premier north bennett street school as a very young man and then went off to japan to study the traditional lacquering and woodworking trades. Ny kez 2020 is canceled due to covid 19 precaution ny kez 2021 will be the weekend of september 18 more details to come this fall.
Japanese style moulding plane. Basics of using japanese hand tools. We specialize in traditional japanese carpentery and working with traditional japanese homes.
Russell jensen who has made many examples of the joint explains how to make this combination miter pinned bridle joint using a simple jig some power tools and a small amount of handwork. An introduction to japanese woodworking tools. Located in arashiyama kyoto suikoushya is a design and construction firm.