Wood Joints in Classical Japanese Architecture

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Excellent overview of Japanese woodworking joinery, and unlike other overviews of traditional joints, this book also shows the results of stress tests on various joins under different conditions. I don't understand why this isn't still in print, and available as an e-book in more readable formats such as .mobi and .epub. Would love to support Waseda University and the authors and/or their estates in exchange for this valuable treatise, and given the ever-increasing popularity of traditional Japanese joinery techniques around the world, I'm sure many others would do so as well. 

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Stepped dovetailed splice
2
Rabbeted oblique scarf splice
8
Blind stubbed housed rabbeted oblique scarf splice 15
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