Kiyosi Seike

The Art of Japanese Joinery


Passionately written and extensively illustrated, The Art of Japanese Joinery presents the history and philosophy of Japanese wooden architecture and object construction, discusses types of woods in relation to their ideal usage, and the functionality and advantages to wooden construction by these traditional techniques.

Covering 48 joints of the several hundred known to date.

Soft cover with black and white illustrations and photographs throughout.

Edition: 2019 reprint of the 1977 original.

Condition: New.

Measures ~8"x10". 126 pages.