And that's how the Japanese do it. Wood working!
giant Cypress: Japanese woodworking tool punk • What Al Navas can do with a 2x6
Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese tradition that makes broken things even better than brand new...
A blind tenon joint with wedges "Jigokuhozo" (地獄ほぞ) Japanese traditional wood joint technics "Tsugi-te / Shiguchi" (継手/仕口 - straight joint / angled joint)
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The Japanese technique of preserving/antiquing wood called shou-sugi-ban is used to develop Chroma wood panels, available from Architectural Systems Inc.
The Art Of Japanese Joinery: Kiyosi Seike: 9780834815162: Amazon.com: Books
If you have an interest in Japanese joinery or joinery in general, then I would like to point you to an article series by John Bullar. Mr. Bullar is writing this article series about Japanese join…
Kumiko: The exquisitely delicate side of traditional Japanese woodwork