Japanese Carpentry – Full Episode


Would you believe a temple built 400 years ago without any nails could still be standing? That’s the genius behind traditional Japanese carpentry. It uses complex joinery techniques to build anything you can imagine without any nails or screws. Go with nature, or go against nature. Mathias Magnason directed this 25-minute documentary for China Uncensored featured wabi sabi master craftsman Mr. Hanafusa.