The first time I saw a shishi-odoshi was in the movie Kill Bill. I didn’t know what it was or that it is also called a “deer scarer”, intended to frighten deer and birds from crops with its slow, rhythmic knocking. Last month I picked up a bunch of bamboo that my son’s theater didn’t need […]
Monthly Archives: August 2012
This is a project I have been putting off for about five years. My old gate got to the point where it simply wouldn’t open without pieces falling off! Not really a woodworking project, but building this didn’t leave me time to shoot a video of something else, and I figured this might be useful.