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    DescriptionThis lively introduction to Japanese joinery not only delves lovingly into the unique history and development of Japanese carpentry, but also reveals many secrets of Japanese joinery. Presenting 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today, this visually exciting book will please anyone who has ever been moved by the sheer beauty of wood. With the clear isometric projections complementing the 64 pages of stunning photographs, even the weekend carpenter can duplicate these bequests from the traditional Japanese carpenter, which can be applied to projects as large as the buildings for which most of them were originally devised or to projects as small as a sewing box.


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    Title
    The Art of Japanese Joinery
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kiyoshi Seike
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 256 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    Japanese
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780834815162
    ISBN 10: 0834815168
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.9
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPJ
    BIC subject category V2: TNK, WKDW
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26860
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    BISAC V2.8: CRA042000, ART019000, PHO000000, HOM018000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC005010
    DC22: 694.6
    BIC subject category V2: 1FPJ
    DC22: 694/.6
    DC21: 694.6
    LC classification: TH5662 .S3813 1977
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    64pp photographs in gravure, 50 illustrations
    Publisher
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Weatherhill Inc
    Publication date
    01 January 1978
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Author Information
    Kiyosi Seike, Professor of Architecture at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, is also an active architect both in Japan and abroad. He has published numerous books and articles on architecture in both Japanese and English.