When most people think about Asian woodworking, their thoughts turn toward traditional Japanese woodworking tools and techniques. But, on mainland Asia, the Chinese have a long and interesting history when it comes to woodworking as well. The only problem is that there is very little information out there about it.
Today’s link of the week can serve as an excellent primer into the world of traditional Chinese woodworking. From the tools and techniques to links to books and collections of these pieces, the site offers a broad introduction to how Chinese woodworkers plied their trade. It’s definitely worth a read.