Saturday, January 7, 2017

Building Without Nails The Genius of Japanese Carpentry

We've become aware of the brilliant "technology" made use of in ancient times to build imposing monuments with nothing greater than primitive tools like stones as well as ropes. The Egyptian pyramids of old is a fantastic example. Back in the much east, Japan had plenty to offer the ancient world too when it involved resourceful inventions and crafts. Typical Japanese Carpenters built houses, holy places, as well as castles, without using nails, screws, or bolts. In a documentary speaking with one of the few remaining professionals of this apparently lost art of carpentry, an old Japanese master craftsman says loudly "No bolts, no nails. It lasts longer!". Happily declaring its efficiency that no person would certainly have the ability to refute its success through a number of impressive imposing temples throughout Japan still standing to now. After going through rough weather and clashes of changes in people for more than a thousand years. However with the bo

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