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SHOJI (SCREEN) « MIYA SHOJI – Japanese shoji screen partition dividers sliding and freestanding


Some of the handcrafting tools we use. Honoring the tradition of shoji. Follow the way the tree grows. Shoji takes about a week to make and with finishing an extra week.

Variety of hand planes.

Selecting wood from the center of the forest.

Planing the way the tree grows.

Some call it Shoji Screen and or Shoji Door.

Stand the wood the way the tree grows.

The outside of the forest twisted from the wind inside straight.

Listen to the wood.

One way sounds rough flip and the right way sounds smooth.

Choosing the correct cut of the tree.

One can feel the way the tree grows.