> Japanese cabinetry : the art & craft of tansu / David Jackson & Dane Owen
>This was the other book I was trying to think of, around 250+ pages,
>well illustrated, has some construction info.
Ah, IIRC that's the book the chap who makes our hitsu has. I saw it
briefly, nice sections on joinery.
>The new Koizumi book is not as good, Traditional Japanese chests : a
>definitive guide / Kazuko Koizumi ; translation, Gavin Frew
>It has fewer pages, around 150, and fewer illustrations. A bit
My copy has just arrived, not had a chance to go through it yet in any
detail. However I did like the colour illustrations of the different
kinds of wood used in chest manufacture.
Just have to see how it reads.
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