Resource: How To

How to videos on Shoji and Kumiko including the use of Japanese hand planes, Kumiko jig making to name just a few.

What is Kumiko?

Kumiko woodworking is a traditional Japanese woodworking technique involving intricate patterns and designs using thin pieces of wood that are carefully cut, fitted, and joined together without using nails or glue. The method is most commonly used in constructing shoji screens, latticework, and other decorative elements in traditional Japanese architecture. The term “Kumiko” refers to […]

Posted on 3rd February 2023 by Alan

Making Kumiko

A blog post by Jon Billing of Bigs and Woodworking shares his method for making Kumiko.

Posted on 20th June 2018 by Alan