Making Mini Japanese Lamps with various Kumiko Panels

Another episode of mini woodworking projects, Japanese lamps with various Kumiko design patterns. I’ve made five different lamps, at 5″ and 6″ tall.
The frame is made from american walnut and the Kumiko patterns from basswood and shoji paper on the back.

I sell some of these lamps on my Etsy store here

Tools used in this video plus others I use and recommend:

•Japanese Saws:
Fine Dozuki Saw for Kumiko
Ryoba 7″
Mini Dozuki
Flush Cut Saw
Dozuki Saw

• Mini Japanese clamps

•Planes and chisels
Japanese Planes: 58 mm 65 mm
Stanley Low Angle Block Plane
Veritas Mini Router Plane
Kunz No.101 Mini Plane
MHG Chisels (6/8/12/16/26mm)

Combination Squares 150mm: and 300mm:
Kebiki Marking Gauge
Mini Try Square
Mitre Square

•Book for Kumiko work:
Shoji and Kumiko Design vol.1, D.King

Atoma Diamond #400
Shapton Waterstones
Veritas Honing Guide Mk.II
Cheap Honing guide

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