And that's how the Japanese do it. Wood working!
If you have an interest in Japanese joinery or joinery in general, then I would like to point you to an article series by John Bullar. Mr. Bullar is writing this article series about Japanese join…
Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese tradition that makes broken things even better than brand new...
The Japanese technique of preserving/antiquing wood called shou-sugi-ban is used to develop Chroma wood panels, available from Architectural Systems Inc.
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Shou sugi ban – Japanese technique of preserving wood – Woodworking ideas
Es gibt sie noch - Handwerker, die ihren Beruf aus und mit Liebe ausüben
Kumiko: The exquisitely delicate side of traditional Japanese woodwork
Simple joinery. "Japanese designer Yota Kakuda's collection of wooden furniture at DesignTide Tokyo 2010 called 'Tenon'"
Japanese style drawers