My Take on an Ancient, Japanese Craft
Kumiko is a delicate and sophisticated technique of assembling wooden pieces without the use of nails. Thinly slit wooden pieces are grooved, punched and mortised, and then fitted individually using a plane, saw, chisel and other tools to make fine adjustments.
To watch a short clip of my process in handcrafting Kumiko, please click here.
Kumiko lanterns pricing varies by style, shape and size. Please contact me for more details.