Before our official launch, we’re inviting you to take a look around the Japan Woodcraft Association website and feedback your thoughts. From the structure of the site to layout, content and design we’d love to hear what you think.
We’re working as fast as possible to get this site updated and ready for launch this Winter 2019. It’s taken a lot longer than first thought and we want to make it useful from the get-go. Meanwhile, take a browse of the work-in-progress and contact us with your feedback. We’d love to hear from you!
We’re excited to visit the prestigious Takenaka Carpentry Museum in Kobe this Summer, as part of our research tour. It’s objectives fit neatly with ours, their strapline and motto: “Passing on the skill and the spirit of craftsmen to the future.” It’s a wonderful message and we can’t wait to discover how we might work together, perhaps bringing an event to London. We’re honoured to have our visit hosted by Marcelo Nishiyama, the Director of the Museum.Continue reading “Spotlight On: Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum | Kobe”
JWA Founder, Daigo, gives us the lowdown on this favourite Japanese marking tools: Keshiki and Shirabiki.Continue reading “Our Favourite Japanese Marking Tools”
We’re excited to announce our first official partner, the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation (GBSF) who are kindly supporting the launch of the JWA with funding towards our 2019 research visit to Japan.