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Everyone has their fetish, and Dorian Bracht‘s is joinery. This Berlin-based artist’s obsession with the craft is demonstrated on YouTube where he regularly uploads videos of his projects. Bracht warns his viewers upfront: “This is not a ‘how to’ video,” he says. “Just sit back and join me on my venture to find beautiful joinery!” (no period here) And it really is beautiful. Using Western and traditional Japanese joinery techniques, he creates some of the most delicate joints without nails or glue – with only wood and his tools.

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Ingenious Japanese Wood Joinery

Everyone has their fetish, and Dorian Bracht‘s is joinery. This Berlin-based artist’s obsession with the craft is demonstrated on YouTube where he regularly uploads videos of his projects. Bracht warns his viewers upfront: “This is not a ‘how to’ video,” he says. “Just sit back and join me on my venture to find beautiful joinery!” (no period here) And it really is beautiful. Using Western and traditional Japanese joinery techniques, he creates some of the most delicate joints without nails or glue – with only wood and his tools.