Shoji Wardbrobe Door

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Project by tfscottwoodworking posted 11-21-2013 04:20 PM 2568 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Really enjoyed making this shoji, surprisingly did not take long.


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#1 posted 11-21-2013 06:29 PM

I’ve never thought about making one of those. How’s the screen attached?

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#2 posted 11-21-2013 06:59 PM

Looks great. What did you use for the shoji paper? I have been wanting to make something similar but cannot find anything to use for the paper that is not very expensive.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#3 posted 11-21-2013 07:55 PM

I used Japanese washi paper from a printmaking shop, and used
Rice glue to attach it. It didn’t cost much but I was tempted by the mulberry paper, next time !


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#4 posted 11-21-2013 09:33 PM

Very nicely done, and thanks for the follow up on what type of paper and where you located such paper. One more question if I might, is the back just the paper or are there any mullions on the back?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 11-22-2013 01:58 AM

Great looking Shoji door! You’ve tempted me to make some sliding closet doors out of it.

Does any local printing shop carry this paper, or do I have to use the one you did? Thanks!

-- Dean

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#6 posted 11-22-2013 02:53 AM


-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.

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#7 posted 11-22-2013 08:32 AM

no mullions on the back, i can recommend the book “making shoji” by Toshio Odate

Thanks all!


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