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A Manual of Bamboo Furniture Making

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A Manual of Bamboo Furniture Making

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2003

Pages:

62

Keywords:

bamboo, furniture, construction, guide, method

The basic technique of traditional furniture making in China is called “Yu”. This technique involves making a bent mortise which ties the different components together and forms a strong framework. This manual provides a practical step-by-step guide to producing Yu style furniture, from selecting the bamboos to use, to finishing and producing various additional design features.

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