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Location: The lovely Bundanoon, Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia
Website: http://www.tonyward.org

Craftsman of beautiful art sculptured boxes working with fine Australian timbers. Each box is individually crafted inspired by features of the timber, at the new workshop located at the lovely Bundanoon, Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia. Free bandsawn box plans are available.

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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frank

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#1 posted 2724 days ago

Hello Tony;
I must say that your work is very good; and if I’m understanding you right, then what you do is all completed by bandsaw and hand tools.

I am interested in Japanese wood joinery and it seems as if your name has led me to a gentleman by the name of Kintaro YAZAWA, who travelled to Britian to study under Edward Barnsley.

I am very interested in the character and work of Kintaro YAZAWA, and then from his site I also noted that he links to you as one who introduced his work of joinery to Australian woodworkers. I have also noticed that at: www.forums.woodnet.net/ubbthreads/printthread.php?Cat=&Board=UBB8&main=2718398&type=thread

you give credit to him and then also you have placed the photo on your website homepage.

What can you tell me about Kintaro YAZAWA and his joinery techniques and how did you or maybe better yet; have you also an insight into Japanese wood joinery?

Any information would be appreciated and I thank you.
Frank

-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/

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TonyWard

748 posts in 2923 days


#2 posted 2724 days ago

Frank

Occasionally I have the privilege to talk with Master Kintaro (via email).

Like you I highly regard his work, it is inspiring.

I can’t tell you anything about his joints as he has decline to share that information. Late last year he had a German craftsman working in his workshop, just how much information was divulged then I don’t know.

I am sorry I can’t be more helpful.

Kind Regards
Tony Ward

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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Karson

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#3 posted 2697 days ago

Tony Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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oscorner

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#4 posted 2627 days ago

Welcome. Come on in and visit for a while.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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PanamaJack

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#5 posted 2620 days ago

Welcome back to LumberJocks. We all hope you enjoyed your stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. We would enjoy your return….

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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motthunter

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#6 posted 2387 days ago

I love your work. If I ever get to Australia, I may come spy on your shop to learn your secrets.

-- making sawdust....

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mtnwild

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#7 posted 2095 days ago

Roll the dice and come up a winner! So glad to see your work. Amazing! Beautiful! Thanks for the show! Wonder, is a cool component to your work.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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gjd

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#8 posted 1830 days ago

Congratulations! In the next few days you will celebrate your 3rd anniversary as a Lumber Jock! Thanks for helping make this a great site to be a part of.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#9 posted 1466 days ago

Tony, just a quick reminder that your anniversary as an LJ is coming up. Congrats. Hope all is well with you.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Roger

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#10 posted 1375 days ago

All your work is very awesome and inspiring. I’ve been wanting to do some bandsaw boxes, and looking at your stuff has been a nice “primer” for kick-starting me. lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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