Making Shoji

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The construction of shoji--Japanese sliding doors--requires intricate skills and attention to detail. This guide to creating shoji brings together both traditional insight and technical mastery of the craft from the perspective of an apprenticed sliding-door maker. Step-by-step instructions, illustrated with photos of each work in progress, give detailed information on how to construct both common shoji and Japanese transom (a piece found between rooms and above sliding doors). The correct use of Japanese tools is discussed, as are techniques for marking lines, making specific joints and handles, using rice glue, and applying shoji paper.

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Beginners Perfection.

As someone who is new to Japanese joinery, this is an incredible introduction into Shoji making. The author does a great job at developing a fundamental undertanding of the topic and as always JTA did a great job with regards to delivery.

Harley ..

Making Shoji

Very helpful. The description of the technique was straight to the point and described in a way which was based on decades of experience.

Gavin M.

Very handy

good guide to making shoji

Craig H.