Japanese Carpentry Scarf Joint Kanawa Tsugi 金輪継 Test Fit

Joining together two massive 7 and 5 meters long larch beams that has Japanese scarf joint Kanawa Tsugi in between them. Using this joint the two joined members has the same structural strength as the single solid timber. These joints has been cut using Japanese hand tools – ryoba saws, kanna planes and nomi chisels. It takes about 5 hours for experienced carpenter to make this joint on both members.


  • このエントリーをはてなブックマークに追加