About Sumiki The roof of the rest area of Suikoushya is the Irimoya (hip-and-gable) roof. The structural material used for the slopes of the apex where the roofs intersect is called Sumiki. Knowing the angle of Sumiki is very difficult
About [Udeki] and [Hijiki], which are important for supporting the roof. The material [Udeki] mounted horizontally from the main pillar receives the load of the roof. And [Hijiki] is attached to support [Udeki]. Many of them are decorated in different
About Shoji Shoji will be used at the entrance of the Suikoushya school building to be built in Ile de France. Depending on how the wooden frame is assembled and the proportions, you can feel various tastes from Japanese to
About Komisen (peg) The peg is a traditional method. A hard timber that passes through two pieces of wood from the side to fix joints such as columns and bases, columns and girders. The Suikoushya Kyoto School was assembled with
About Umeki Umeki is a restoration method that fills cracks and gaps in trees that have been formed over many years. In Japan, many interesting Umeki remain in shrines and temples. Check out the carpenter’s playfulness! Let’s enjoy woodworking together
About seware-umeki The drier the wood material, the stronger it becomes, so Japanese carpenters make cracks in the pillars before building the house (Seware). This will dry the materials to the center. It also prevents cracks in strange places on
Does the tree also have a back and belly? Due to the terrain and sunlight, the core of the tree is biased to either side. This biased side is called the SE (back). The opposite is called “hara”. The SE
About material of kanna-dai The material of kanna-dai is mainly japanese oak. Look at it from below and check the grain. 1: Masame: It is difficult to reduce the volume of the Kanna-dai, and although there is little deviation, it
About Long kanna-dai(Long planes) Long planes can be straighter and sharper than regular planes. The long plane shapes the sides of the board at right angles in combination with a jig called Sasuri-dai. Share Japanese woodworking with Suikoushya !
About traditional Japanese ceiling Looking at the traditional Japanese ceiling, you can see what kind of people used the room and what kind of guests were welcomed. Rooms with raised ceilings and delicately patterned ceilings are for high-ranking people.