The Artistry of Japanese Woodworking

 

Like many Japanese crafts and skills Japanese carpentry revolves around getting as much from a little as possible.

I’ve posted about Kokeshis.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/13/kokeshi/

And some amazing woodworking.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/14/amazing-wood-working/

And a amazing school for troubled kids.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/19/building-people/

As well as a TON of stuff about Japan. Still I haven’t posted about the amazing woodworking in Japan.  Woodworking in Japan has a style to it that’s unique to Japan and different to the eye than American and European styles.

 

Here’s some videos.

 

 

Along with some Americans, including one who lives here in CT.

 

In case you’re looking for some of those tools, here’s some links.

 

http://www.japanwoodworker.com/

http://www.garrettwade.com/

http://www.japantool-iida.com/

http://www.toolsfromjapan.com/store/

 

http://www.h6.dion.ne.jp/~y3-rikou/profile/profile-top.htm

http://www.dougukan.jp/about_architecture?lang=en

Here’s some places to go see classic Japanese carpentry and woodworking.

 

http://tatemonoen.jp/english/

http://english.nihonminkaen.jp/

http://www.edo-tokyo-museum.or.jp/en/

And picture album of picture I’ve taken of Japanese houses, carpentry and woodworking.

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One comment

  1. MadRocketSci · April 21

    Thanks for the post. Interesting stuff!

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