Year of production2014
The first step is to cut pieces of wood accurately, taking the combinations of wood grain into account. Then, wood is planed or carved away to create protrusions or indentations that act as joints, which are stuck together at right angles to make items such as boxes. Japanese wood joinery is done without using nails or any other metal hardware.
A piece of wood can be hollowed out with a carving blade or chisel. This technique gives you the freedom to create complex curved lines, surfaces, and round forms.
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When applying the sashimono (joinery) technique, I pay careful attention to the connection of the wood grain. The wooden materials are mainly Japanese zelkova, maple, and Japanese horse chestnut・・・