If you want to make japanese joints, without spending money on expensive tools then read on...
Are you a weekend carpenter that wants to make traditional japanese joints?
Do you want to apply Japanese ingenuity of design to everyday furniture and give them a special character?
Do you want to do so without spending a lot of time or money?
For centuries before the invention of screws and fasteners, Japanese craftsmen used complex, interlocking joints to connect pieces of wood for structures and beams, helping to create a unique Japanese aesthetic that can still be seen in the works of modern masters like Shigeru Ban.
Up until recent times, however, these techniques were often the carefully guarded secrets of family carpentry guilds and unavailable for public knowledge.
Let this book teach you the secrets from an era when craftsmanship mattered, prior to the industrial revolution and mass production of "things".
Inside this book you'll discover:
How to make your own japanase joints in 8 steps
The #1 Japanese wood you should use to make joints
The top 5 tools you need to get started with most japanese joints
The secret behind how japanese joinery is used to construct buildings that have stood for hundreds of years
8 Tradional joints and 3 beginner friendly projects