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Japanese methods inspire U.S. woodworker

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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!!

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