Making Paper


Forward progress on the shoji experiment.IMG_1895

Planing the rails and stiles to size.IMG_1897

Moving on to the kumiko. Fortunately the plans call for at least two extra kumiko. In my case I basically destroyed one and needed to use one of the spares.IMG_1899

Finer finish than I’ve been able to manage with sand paper. Will do a final smoothing prior to assembly.IMG_1900A sharp edge, achieved courtesy of my smoothing plane.

Now 3/32″ seems like a lot of wood.IMG_1902 Somewhere in that dark hole is the reason why hand tools are a joy to work with.IMG_1904