Wednesday, March 6, 2019

“In the old days, people probably foresaw that they would need to repair these buildings and built them to be disassembled… We need to learn from what our ancestors have done and what they tried to pass on to us.”
– Takahiro Matsumoto –

Miyadaiku carpentry is an ancient Japanese technique that joins wood together without nails and Master Carpenter Matsumoto is on a mission. He services ancient buildings that were purposefully designed to be disassembled for repair. Click here for a 3 minute video showcasing this unique craftsmanship and then consider this question: What am I producing that future generations might use, repair and return to service?