Shoji and Kumiko Design

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About the author:
After completing the twelve-month Postgraduate Architecture Course at Shokugei Gakuin, Toyama, Japan in 2009, Des King returned to Australia, and set up a workshop on the Gold Coast, Queensland, where he makes shoji and continues to explore the many advanced patterns in kumiko-zaiku.

Shoji and Kumiko Design

Book 2 Beyond the Basics

Authored by Desmond King

In Shoji and Kumiko Design Book 2 Beyond the Basics, Des King continues on from where he finished with Book 1 The Basics, and takes instruction in shoji patterns and kumiko art to the next level.

Book 2 explores much more complex kumiko arrangements with two stunning shoji projects, and an extensive array of beautiful and intricate kumiko patterns, ranging from relatively simple, to highly advanced.

He provides detailed instructions with more than 500 photographs and diagrams on how to make more than forty kumiko patterns in the square, diamond and hexagonal layout using tools found in any Western workshop, and simple shop-made jigs. No specialized tools are required for the patterns covered in Book 2.

The kinds of patterns in this book will turn a simple attractive shoji into a an exquisite and eye-catching work of art that will add great flair and style to your home.

Publication Date:
0987258311 / 9780987258311
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Black and White
Related Categories:
House & Home / Woodworking

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