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The Art of Japanese Joinery

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The Art of Japanese Joinery

Presenting 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today, this visually exciting book will please anyone who has ever been moved by the sheer beauty of wood.

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Presenting 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today, this visually exciting book will please anyone who has ever been moved by the sheer beauty of wood.

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Presenting 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today, this visually exciting book will please anyone who has ever been moved by the sheer beauty of wood.

With the clear isometric projections complementing the 64 pages of stunning photographs, even the weekend carpenter can duplicate these bequests from the traditional Japanese carpenter, which can be applied to projects as large as the buildings for which most of them were originally devised, or to projects as small as a sewing box.

Specs
  • By Kiyose Seike
  • Published June 1977 by Weatherhill/Tankosha
  • 1st edition
  • Bilignual English/Japanese
  • 7.2" x 0.4" x 10.2"
  • Weight: 12 oz
Notes
  • Kiyosi Seike, Professor of Architecture at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, is also an active architect both in Japan and abroad. He has published numerous books and articles on architecture in both Japanese and English.