Japanese methods inspire U.S. woodworker
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Stashed in: Japan
Traditional Japanese carpentry is done entirely without nails, the pieces are just jointed together with hand-cut mortises. Oakland resident Jay van Arsdale talks about how he learned his painstaking craft.
"Nine varieties of bamboo surround Jay van Arsdale's home in Oakland..."
9 varieties of bamboo?! Delicious!!