Ideas Of Japanese Room Divider

Japanese Shoji Privacy Screen

Japanese room divider is decorative and functional purposes. The screen features wooden or bamboo frames 6 feet high or panels connected together with hinges that fold across the room. Each panel comprises a sheet of rice paper that allows light to filter through while maintaining privacy with strips of wood arranged over it in a decorative pattern. Independent or sliding Japanese screens are commonly used to divide large rooms into houses and western buildings.

Measure the width and height of the particular point where you want to install the Japanese splitter. The design of the screen on the paper to determine the number of panels that should not be missing. They include designs on the screen, such as a grid made of strips of wood, or lengths of strips attached along their edges.

Measure and cut 1-by-1 1/2 inch boards of cedar, redwood or linden to the desired width and height for the rectangular frame with a miter saw. Also cut 1-inch wood panels to their desired lengths to form the decorative grid or lattice within the frame. Soften the edges of the wooden boards for the frame and grid with sandpaper. dry-fit rectangular frames to ensure the miter ends form flush corner joints.