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Hako Kaidan: 2007 Japan Foundation Fellowship

David Jackson Fellowship Project: The Kaidan Dansu, a Stairway in Historical Shadow The cabinetry of Japan known as tansu has within its multiplicity of designs something truly unique: a hybrid that is both staircase and cupboard. It is invariably known as the hakodan, hako kaidan,…  

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Published Articles

Daruma, Winter 2009 Issue #61: The Unknown Background to Japanese Stairway chests Sukiya Living, July August 2009: The Step-chests of Japan Woodwork, December 2008 Issue: The Japanese Step-chest Sukiya Living No. 63, May June 2008: A tansu primer

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Book: Japanese Cabinetry

Japanese Cabinetry: The Art & Craft of Tansu Out of Print written by David Jackson and Dane Owen First Edition published 2002, Gibbs Smith Publisher 256 pages, ISBN 1-58685-113-6 “The book is so well written and so richly illustrated that readers will forget how much…  

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