Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Custom cherry shoji for a wall window

Cherry shoji screens to span a 79"W x 60"H wall window. Shoji built with K18 and Haruki Warlon paper. Tracking and jambs not pictured. Below, Elvis stepped in for scale.


Haruki Warlon Paper


Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Client built

 A page to share what our clients build with their shoji supplies;

Shoji lamp
This is a lamp our client built for his son.
It's a stylized version of the emblem for his Ultimate Frisbee team.
We thought it was very nicely done.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Lotus Garden Retreat Center


Cherry shoji screens with custom kumiko pattern, 1 mm White Warlon and Cherry lower door panels. Each shoji is 37" x 78-1/2" x 1-3/8". Detail views below.

Interesting kumiko (grid) pattern

kumiko detail

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Scott Bloom Architect


Cherry shoji screen built with 1 mm Kinwashi Warlon and kumiko pattern #21.
Shoji size - 34" x 86" x 1-3/8".  Will be installed with surface mounted tracking concealed with a Cherry wood valance (detail picture of that is below).

Inlaid Japanese Cherry door pull.

This kumiko pattern has blunt ends that get detail trimmed.

Cherry valance detail.

Monday, October 4, 2021



Custom Cherry shoji screens for walk through doorway. Each shoji 31" x 81" x 1-3/8" with K20, lower Cherry door panel and 1 mm Bamboo Warlon. Pictured with a light and dark background to show the Bamboo Warlon pattern better.
Nice figure in the Cherry panels.
 The clean kumiko join requires an angled cut on both vertical and horizontal kumiko.
Inlaid door pull detail below.
inlaid door pull detail




Monday, August 30, 2021


Kumiko moon pattern

Kumiko grids only to replace the glass in existing interior doors. Mona Pearl's Moon pattern with 1 mm White Warlon and kumiko pattern 18 below with 1 mm Chiri Warlon 

kumiko grid detail

Tuesday, August 24, 2021


Beech Shoji screens to span 60" that store in the same pocket. Built with 1 mm White Warlon, inlaid Japanese Cherry door pulls and an inlaid edge pull in satin nickel.
Four sliding shoji screens for a living room door opening, span is 117-1/4". Each shoji is 31" x 80" x 1-3/8". We didn't have the space to lay them all out and Elvis was being a photo hog.
Getting packaged for shipment, each cardboard package in the crate will have two shoji in it. Below is a detail of the inlaid pulls.
Shoji pocket door inlaid edge pull