When it comes to furniture assembly, screws and nails may be quicker, but joinery is the gold standard of quality and beauty. While you can probably tell your miters from your dovetails, traditional Japanese techniques are another level of technique and artistry. One Twitter account is illustrating this 1,400 year old practice—using GIFs.
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The ancient Japanese art of wood joinery might be a dying tradition in today’s modern technological landscape, but one man is still trying to thrust this age-old practice into the future – and now he’s bringing it to Twitter. For th...
Japanese joinery is a kind of practical discipline of puzzle-boxes, in which precise, clever wooden interlocks are used to made secure joints without glue or nails. (more…)
Featuring an interlocking system that's inspired by traditional Japanese joinery, this desk also has a swappable, modular system for organizing your stuff.