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This absolutely stunning video will make your day.  In “The Birth of a Dugout Canoe by Northmen,” it highlights 100% commitment to the art craftsmanship by using mostly traditional hand tools and techniques, and challenges all of us to...
I was laying in bed last week when I had a vision for how to build stairs without using stringers. Turns out that it can be done and the Samurai has once again changed the course of history. Ur...
It feels so good to finally get my dust collection closet finished. And why not add a couple extra manly touches while we're at it, like hand carved Samurai fist door knobs and a gun and axe rack.
There is no way around it. Great things take time. I finally got around to making some tweaks on my leather tool vest. Everything is functioning well and I think we are getting close to having this thing manufactured...
Watch as examples of Japanese wooden furniture are assembled with perfect precision; not a single nail is used.  There are around 30 different basic types of joint.  Tenons and mortises are carved to precisely matching shapes.  Sashimono techniques are...
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