Making Shoji has 20 ratings and 2 reviews. Koen said: What it promises to be: a relatively brief exposition of the tools and techniques of the tategu-shi. Buy a cheap copy of Making Shoji book by Toshio Odate. The construction of shoji–Japanese sliding doors–requires intricate skills and attention to detail. Making Shoji by Toshio Odate, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Mathieu rated it it was ok Dec 28, I loved this book. They’re always built as pairs.
Making Shoji by Toshio Odate
If while attempting this procedure, you listen very carefully when lightly sliding the blade along the straightedge, you can hear the fibers of the paper being cut. To find out more, including msking to control cookies, see here: Woodworking with no progress isn’t woodworking, it’s meditation. And I’d like to make some, hopefully in a way that is less cultural appropriation and more a way to honor the masters. The Best Books of Ian Stubbs added it Jaking 01, And that difference is both embodied in the woodworking styles of each culture and representative of larger truths about the way people see themselves in each.
Rich added it Jul 03, Goodreads toshik you keep track of books you want to read. I chose to use decorative, cut nails to assemble it and chamfered the exterior edges. This invariably resulted in frustration.
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Review: ‘Making Shoji’ by Toshio Odate | Wood Insights
He’s known in the U. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Clearly, the left toshlo are traits central to Japanese culture. But one of the ways I’ve been hoping to increase the mindfulness of my woodworking was to take on something elegant, simple and beautiful. Between this book, and Susan Cain’s book “Quiet”, I see an important lesson for those of us who are the quiet ones.
The Americans push the responsibility to the eventual owner or user. The topics described are handled quickly and with efficient prose.
odatte Nathan Clark marked it as to-read Sep 06, This guide to creating shoji brings together tosgio traditional insight and technical mastery of the craft from the perspective of an apprenticed sliding-door maker.
Not for complete beginners, though, and having read Odate’s previous book will be helpful if not absolutely vital. Accompanied by a large number of well-labelled and illustrated photos and drawings, it taught me an astonishing amount about not only the techniques in question, but the reason and thinking behind those techniques.
To summarize, I’d say, and this is only me saying this a typical American thing to do here. I ordered it in about 14 nanoseconds and toshi the Prime account, had it on my doorstep in 23 and one half hours. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Nick Mole rated it really liked it Sep 25, Technical chapters cover the Japanese mortis-and-tenon joint and home-made rice glue. For instance, what drives a craftsman to create quality workmanship. Rob marked it as to-read Jul 01, I’ll probably try something similar to the second project as well, a decorative transom.
Hence the way t he tools and the woodworkers who hold them each work. Macaron added it Jun 23, For instance, I learned:. Douglas Losey rated it really liked it Feb 16,