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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

Synopsis:

This text presents a practical guide to designing and making Japanese screens for the home and office. It includes all the basics of materials design, assembly and installation.

Synopsis:

A practical guide to designing and making Japanese screens. Includes all the basics of materials, design, assembly, and installation.

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:
9780870118647
Subtitle:
How to Design, Build, and Install Japanese Screens
Other:
Westman, Jeffrey
Author:
Van Arsdale, Jay
Author:
Arsdale, Jay
Author:
Jay van Arsdale
Author:
Van, Arsdale
Publisher:
Kodansha USA
Location:
Tokyo ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Design - Decorative
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Shoji screens
Subject:
Construction - Carpentry
Subject:
Art and architecture
Subject:
Shoji screens -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Art/Architecture
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
85-313
Publication Date:
19881015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 bandw photos, 120 line drawings
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.04x6.98x.37 in. .67 lbs.

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