Articles

Hakone Gardens Redwood Arbor Project – Mortise and Tenon

by Peter McAneny. As you may recall from the Kezurou-kai last October, there was work taking place throughout the day on a redwood arbor that was to be installed at Hakone Gardens at a later date. Well that later date was February 18 – a rare day with no rain and no mudslides. Read More …

The Learning Spiral: Hearing, Seeing, Doing

by Jay van Arsdale. Late last century, Daiku in Japan realized the need to expose and promote their ancient crafts and industry to the larger population. The goal they had in mind was to interest more young people to consider joining their ranks. Read More …

A Craftsperson’s Path—The Bigger Picture

by Emily Reynolds. It seems that we, as craftspeople creating shelters, are aiming to satisfy our human need to stay close to the land, as deeply embedded in our physiology as our need to breathe. More and more of us around the world are drawn to lend our attention to the task of fulfilling this need, our enthusiasm feeding off of one another. Read More …