There are various ways of joining floorboards, but that of Suikoushya is joined by a method called “Yatoizane hagi”. This method requires more time and effort, but the joining area is larger, so the joining force is greater.
1: Cut a groove in the common position of the boards to be joined.
2: Make a [Sane] to match the groove.
3: Join the boards by placing the sane between them.
We are creating online learning materials where you can learn about Japanese carpentry in English through the actual construction of the building!
It will be on sale at the kickstarter price from November 14th to December 6th, 2021, so be sure to check it out!