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Examples of Wood Joinery

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
Added 2006/05/13.
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.