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Art of Japanese Joinery

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Publisher Comments:

This lively introduction to Japanese joinery not only delves lovingly into the unique history and development of Japanese carpentry, but also reveals many secrets 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.

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.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780834815162
Translator:
Davis, Rebecca
Publisher:
Weatherhill
Translator:
Davis, Rebecca
Author:
Seike, Kiyosi
Author:
Sieke, Kiyosi
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Joinery
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Woodwork -- Japan.
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Joinery -- Japan.
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st English ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 16, 19
Publication Date:
19770631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
57 BandW PHOTOS, LINE ART THROUG
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.16x7.23x.42 in. .93 lbs.

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