|Added 2006/10/28. Hako Shachi (splicing joint with blind key). Click here to see Jay making this joint.|
|Added 2006/10/08. Unique splicing joint used for the pillar of the Osaka Castle - Otemon Gate. There is no gap between the two parts when fitted together. See also http://yokattanaka.net/castle.html.|
|Added 2006/04/01. Jay's half lap joint demonstration. Click here to see Jay cut the joint.
Updated 2006/11/12. Photos of half lap joint disassembled.
|Japanese box joint - click here for more photos.|