The Complete Japanese Joinery

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The Complete Japanese Joinery

The Complete Japanese Joinery

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We can all stand to learn something from millennia-old traditions, especially when new products shorten our memory! An inspiring testament to the dedication of these craftsmen and their philosophy of carpentry work as a form of personal fulfillment, The Genius of Japanese Carpentry offers detailed documentation of the restoration of this historic building and a moving reminder of the unique cultural continuity found in Japan.

There’s not much explanation, really, but the black-and-white photos convey the sheer beauty of Japanese joinery in an evocative and compelling way. This introduction to Japanese joinery delves into the history and development of Japanese carpentry, and it also reveals many secrets of Japanese joinery. I have spent much of my short life exploring the intersection of need and creating beauty and harmony. Change country: -Select- Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Republic Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil British Virgin Islands Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Islands Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Cook Islands Costa Rica Cyprus Czech Republic Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Democratic Republic of the Congo Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Fiji Finland France Gabon Republic Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iraq Ireland Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Republic of Croatia Republic of the Congo Romania Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts-Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines San Marino Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Korea Spain Sri Lanka Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vatican City State Vietnam Virgin Islands (U.It does not focus on tool use per se, but beautifully conveys the structural logic and reasoning that lie behind the joints and connections themselves.

The book continues on to design theory, the usage of wood, traditional tools, and finally, the assembly and erection of the Picture Hall, a massive and ornate temple at the Yakushiji compound. This introduction to Japanese joinery not only delves into the unique history and development of Japanese carpentry, but also reveals many secrets of Japanese joinery.After working for Team Zoo Atelier Mobile in Japan for seven years, she set up an architectural practice in the U. The Japanese culture has consistently created not only works of art in architecture, but a lasting, stable, functional, and durable structure that is purpose designed. Overview: A great book detailing the rich history of Japanese hand tools and their importance in Japanese culture. Featuring intricate, puzzle-like joinery and the integration of timber pieces to orient them in the same direction as when it was a growing tree, this book skillfully documents the stunning craftsmanship of the ancient Japanese, which is still alive today.

in their fast pace society and where jobs are scarce they are appreciative and proud of what they do. Focusing primarily on a new guesthouse in California, this elegant volume shows how a classic Japanese house can be built to offer the warmth and comfort that modern homemakers require. Brought two copies (one new, one used)as a gift for an arquitect friend who is a rabid fan of woodwork, and for myself, out of curiosity based on prevous rather superficial acquaintance with some aspects of Japanes culture.If you read the journals of 18th Century woodworkers you’ll find they were unbelievably fast —using only hand tools. We are going to include some timber framing in the design and this book may prove to be the final piece to the puzzle. Overview: This book explains splices and connecting joints of traditional Japanese wooden architecture with pictures and diagrams. The context seems to be the building trade, rather than furniture making, though naturally some of the joints can be used in both.

I cannot even begin to imagine the scene of a temple construction when some of these intricate buildings were first built, 500-1000+ years ago, with nary a chainsaw, sawmill, crane, or power tool in sight. This book breaks down blacksmithing’s fascinating, if somewhat daunting, skill set into attainable fundamentals that show you how to become an accomplished smith. Thankfully, Azby Brown dives into the world of temple building in his book The Genius of Japanese Carpentry, first published in 1989, and nicely updated for a 2013 edition with new photos and details.Additionally make sure your User-Agent is not empty and is something unique and descriptive and try again. Some of my earliest memories include attempting to draw similar house plans in the dark, in notebooks, after mom’s lights out. A widely published author and authority on Japanese architecture, design, and environment, his groundbreaking writings on traditional Japanese carpentry, compact housing, and traditional sustainable practices of Japan are recognized as having brought these fields to the awareness of Western designers and the general public. This book has so much potential for learning and understanding why their way of building works for them and to build here in the same manner with the same techniques. This revised edition of the book contains a new foreword by Mira Locher, one of the world's leading experts on vernacular and modern Japanese architecture.



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