The felling of the trees to build the Suikoushya school building has finally begun! Before starting to cut down the trees, we first greet the god of the trees and the god of the mountains. Select one main tree and
Let’s make your wish「I want to build my own house」come true.
Doubt the obvious! The inspiration for the Real Construction Project, which begins in 2022, was a comment from a student saying, “I want to build my own house!” Today, it is common for housing manufacturers to build a house and
Japanese joinery [Shachi Tsugi]that connects the posts.
I will explain “Shachi Tsugi” that connects the posts. Basically, the posts are sandwiched and joined. It is very effective for sandwiching and connecting posts. Of course, it is also possible to connect horizontally as a joinery without sandwiching the
Secret of Japanese joinery
Secret of Japanese joinery Buildings are made with many joints, and you can’t see the shape of the joints or how they are used. Joints aren’t made to be seen, but are used to construct a structure. So, it’s natural
How to re-sharpen a blade when it doesn’t cut.
How to re-sharpen a blade when it doesn’t cut. Chisels and planes will not cut well after being used for a while, and will need to be adjusted so they can cut again. Let me explain the steps for sharpening
House made of cedar barks
Although cedar barks are not often used in ordinary houses these days, they are ideal for Japanese buildings because they have a high heat insulating effect and excellent humidity control. This is the Italian Embassy Villa built by Antonin Raymond.
Sashigane and roof slope~woodworking master class in ile de france~
There are various angles on the roof, which can be found using Sashigane. For example, if you apply 1 Shaku of Nagate (longer one) to the horizontal plane and raise Tsumate (shorter one) by 5 Sun, the slope will be
What carpentry tools do Japanese carpenters need most?~woodworking master class in ile de france~
When we build a house, it is said that we need at least 72 carpentry tools, even if it is a low-cost house. The largest number of the tools is the chisel. A chisel is a carpenter’s tool used for
About sliding doors such as Kamoi and Shikii~woodworking master class in ile de france~
When making fittings such as sliding doors such as Kamoi and Shikii, pay attention to the orientation of the material. Kamoi ⇒ Turn the front side of the tree down Shikii ⇒ Turn the front side of the tree upward
About Along the grain (Jun-me) and Against the grain (Saka-me)~woodworking master class in ile de france~
About Along the grain (Jun-me) and Against the grain (Saka-me) You will be careful about Along the grain (Jun-me) and Against the grain (Saka-me) when you plane. However, the direction of the grain of wood changes in one material, and