Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 August 2013

96 Pages | 30 b&w photos, 120 line drawings

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9781568365336

Bookseller Code (03)


How to Design, Build, and Install Japanese Screens

Jay Van Arsdale

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • All the information needed to design and make shoji for home or apartment
  • Notes on aesthetics and design fundamentals
  • Complete how-to guide covering basic construction methods, screen materials, and wood selection
  • Home projects, including window inserts, sliding and hanging screens, glass panel shoji, double- and single-sided shoji, skylight shoji, decorative wall boxes, and floor and table lanterns
  • Introduction to Japanese hand tools and planing and joinery techniques
  • Sample lattice patterns, photographs, and line drawings for design and remodeling ideas
  • List of suppliers

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