|Project by greg48||posted 03-13-2012 11:02 PM||1746 views||5 times favorited||3 comments|
The weather finally turned south (south from Oregon) and I am able to catch up on some projects that have been hanging fire. This project started several months ago from a comment made by “ChicoWoodNut” on a posting I made over a year ago of a pair of bedroom dressers I had posted. Scott’s one word comment was “Tansu! (Kaidan-dansu)”. Not knowing if I should take offense, I looked it up and ran into other Japanese design elements which led me here. Thank you Scott. My Shoji closet doors are made of 3” x 1 1/4” Beech using mortise & tenon joinery. Instead of using rice paper, I opted to cut some cost corners and used a cotton drapery material that I set into a 3/8” x 1/2” rabbet along the inside of the door frame and attached it with 1/4” strips. Similarly, I set the 1/4” Maple ply kick panel with tacked strips.
-- Greg, No. Cal.