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Wood and Traditional Woodworking in Japan

Abstract : Drawing in in-depth interviews with a wide variety of traditional craftsmen, ethnobotanist and wood anatomist Mechtild Mertz offers illuminating insights into the technical and symbolic properties of Japanese wood. With a first-ever multi-lingual glossary of woodworking terms and an appendix of Japanese timber names, Wood and Traditional Woodworking in Japan is certain to become an invaluable resource for woodworkers, art historians,archaeologists, and lay people alike.
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Mechtild Mertz. Wood and Traditional Woodworking in Japan. Kaiseisha Press, pp.227, 2016, Hisashi MIYAUCHI, 978-4-86099-323-8. ⟨halshs-02986800⟩



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