The Wizard’s Secrets
Learn Kintaro Yazawa's techniques for one-of-a-kind decorative joints
Synopsis: Traditional joinery becomes art in the hands of Kintaro Yazawa. For the first time, he reveals secrets for two perplexing joints. Read about the hawk’s-nail joint and the letter-shaped through tenon. Freelance editor Jonathan Binzen details Yazawa’s methods in this How They Did It feature. The techniques are surprisingly straightforward and can be adapted for an array of other joints.
For more information about Yazawa and his work, click on the companion links below to listen to an audio slideshow narrated by Binzen and to read his profile of the artist.
From Fine Woodworking #191
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