The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: Secrets of an Ancient Craft
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The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: Secrets of an Ancient Craft Azby Brown Hardback | Tuttle Publishing | 9784805312766 | 160pp | 216x280mm
The Genius of Japanese Carpentry is the story of the 1200 years old Yakushiji monastery and the dedicated modern-day craftsmen who are working to restore what has been lost to the depredations of time, fire, and warfare. Azby Brown chronicles the painstaking restoration through photographs, extensive interviews with the carpenters and woodworkers, and original drawings based on the plans of Japanese master carpenter Tsunekazu Nishioka.