Genius Of Japanese Carpentry, The: The Secrets Of A Craft

by Azby Brown

Genius Of Japanese Carpentry, The: The Secrets Of A Craft

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Presents an intimate view of master carpenters at work in the reconstruction of an 8th-century temple in Nara. The book captures the technical side of traditional Japanese techniques as well as the spirit of the craft. 0ver a thousand years ago in Nara, Japan, anonymous carpenters erected a number of temples and pagodas for a newly founded Buddhist monastery known as Yakushiji. Not only is one of those pagodas still standing today, but also surviving are the dedication to quality and the technical skill of its builders as seen in the work of modern-day craftsmen. The Genius of
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Presents an intimate view of master carpenters at work in the reconstruction of an 8th-century temple in Nara. The book captures the technical side of traditional Japanese techniques as well as the spirit of the craft. 0ver a thousand years ago in Nara, Japan, anonymous carpenters erected a number of temples and pagodas for a newly founded Buddhist monastery known as Yakushiji. Not only is one of those pagodas still standing today, but also surviving are the dedication to quality and the technical skill of its builders as seen in the work of modern-day craftsmen. The Genius of

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