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  • Shoji and kumiko patterns 04 Making an asanoha coaster - Duration: 28 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 128,309 views
    In this video, I show you how to make the square asa-no-ha (麻の葉) kumiko pattern. The pattern is made into a drink coaster, which makes an ideal gift with a very personalised touch. Details on the d...
  • Shoji and kumiko patterns - 03 Making a shoji Part 2 - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 36,229 views
    This is Part 2 of the Making a shoji video

    In this video, I explain the cuts to the rails and horizontal tsukeko, tenons, and the jaguchi on the front of the rails.

    For all patterns shown in Book...
  • Shoji and kumiko patterns - 03 Making a shoji Part 1 - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 81,974 views
    This is Part 1 of the Making a shoji video.

    While this is quite a simple shoji, the processes involved in making a traditional shoji such as this are quite involved. Accurate marking is one of the...
  • Shoji and kumiko patterns - 02 Exercises Pt 2 - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 48,143 views
    The second part of the Shoji and Kumiko Patterns exercises video in preparation for making a traditional Japanese shoji. The exercises in this video are practice cuts for the rail jaguchi extension...
  • Shoji and Kumiko Patterns - 02 Exercises Pt 1 - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 19,368 views
    Part 1 of some exercises to help you saw and cut tight-fitting half-lap joints for the kumiko in your shoji. This and Part 2 are designed to practice the skills needed to make the shoji in a later ...
  • Shaping a rocking chair headrest using kanna - Part 2 - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 3,498 views
    This is Part 2 of two videos on how I shape the headrest of a Hal Taylor rocking chair using Japanese hand planes. This video shows planing the front of the headrest with a sori-ganna, and the back...
  • Shaping a rocking chair headrest using kanna - Part 1 - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 4,469 views
    This is Part 1 of two videos on how I shape the headrest of a Hal Taylor rocking chair using Japanese hand planes. This video shows the initial shaping of the headrest with a bandsaw, and sharpenin...
  • Shoji and kumiko patterns - 01 Introduction - Duration: 4 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 14,250 views
    This video is an introduction to a series of videos on making shoji and kumiko patterns by Des King.
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