Vertical Parts For One Kumiko

Hand Plane Thicknessing Jig

With the joinery done, you can assemble rhe kumiko. Use a large, flat surface for this. Each dado gets a BB-sized dab of glue. Use a 1 4-in.-wide brush to spread the glue in each dado, then press the horizontal kumiko into the vertical kumiko. A light tap with a mallet at each joint will ensure the pieces are fully interlocked. Once the joints arc assembled, you'll need to clamp them at the corners and along the sides of the frame. See bottom photo, previous...

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Japanese Tools For Kumiko Description

Use power tools and a few jigs to speed up the process. When a client asked for a folding screen in the shoji style, I built the screen shown here using the techniques I had learned. My folding screen can be used anywhere you want to create privacy or divide a room. Each section of the thrcc-piece screen consists of a frame, a kick panel to withstand possible damage by pets, children or an errant foot, and two identical inset frames of latticework. Sec Fig. 1. The Japanese call this latticework...

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Benjamin Seaton Tool Chest

Build an exquisite traditional case for your hand tools Chest in a chest. The walnut tool till sits inside a larger poplar chest that also holds saws, planes and other large tools. In the 18th and 19th centuries, a woodworker completed his apprenticeship by building his own tool chest. This master's thesis included making many of the planes, saws and chisels that the journeyman would need to ply his trade. An important part of the chest was its tool till, a smaller, multidrawered toolbox that...