Japanese-style shoji screens are translucent, wooden-lattice panels that subtly transform light and space and add an elegant touch to any decor. This book contains all the information you need to design and make shoji for your own home or apartment. Features* Notes on aesthetics and design fundamentals* Complete how-to guide covering basic construction methods, screen materials, and wood selection* Home projects, including window inserts, sliding and hanging screens, glass panel shoji, double- and single-sided shoji, skylight shoji, decorative
JAY VAN ARSDALE is a carpenter and shoji maker who teaches classes in Japanese tools and woodworking techniques. He lives in Oakland, California.