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Shoji: How to Design, Build, and Install Japanese Screens

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Japanese-style shoji screens are translucent, wooden-lattice panels that subtly transform light and space and add an elegant touch to any decor. This book contains all the information you need to design and make shoji for your own home or apartment.

Features

* Notes on aesthetics and design fundamentals

* Complete how-to guide covering basic construction methods, screen materials, and wood selection

* Home projects, including window inserts, sliding and hanging screens, glass panel shoji, double- and single-sided shoji, skylight shoji, decorative wall boxes, and floor and table lanterns

* Introduction to Japanese hand tools and planing and joinery techniques

* Sample lattice patterns, photographs, and line drawings for design and remodeling ideas

* List of suppliers

About the Author

JAY VAN ARSDALE is a carpenter and shoji maker who teaches classes in Japanese tools and woodworking techniques. He lives in Oakland, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568365336
Author:
Van Arsdale, Jay
Publisher:
Kodansha
Author:
Jay van Arsdale
Subject:
Design - Decorative
Subject:
Art/Architecture
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 bandw photos, 120 line drawings
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
6.9 x 9.8 x 0.3 in 0.531 lb

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