In Japan, lumber cut from the mountains has long been transported by flowing rivers. Flows were conducted in the early spring in areas with snow cover, and in the fall and winter in other areas with abundant flows. This was because too much water was dangerous.
Also, materials were not brought on land, but were kept floating on the water.
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!