What is the tree used to make Japanese wedge heels?

Answer Japanese traditional wooden sandals are called geta. Several variations of the geta are made, including the high wedge heels worn by geisha. Referred to as Okobo, these sandals are made of one pi... Read More »

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How to Make a Door Wedge?

As long as doors have existed, people have employed door stops to hold them open. Although door stops have evolved over time from a rock or brick to something as ornate as a decorative mini statue,... Read More »

How do I make a wedge for a skate ramp?

BaseDraw a 3-foot-long by 1 1/2-foot-high triangle on a piece of plywood. Use a saw to cut it out. Use the triangle to trace another triangle on the plywood. Cut the second piece and make sure the ... Read More »

What is Japanese yew tree wood used for?

The durable reddish-brown wood from the Japanese Yew tree has been used since ancient times to create weapons, wheels, furniture, tools, utensils and carvings. Recent studies suggest that taxol, fo... Read More »

The Japanese Crabapple Tree?

Japanese crabapples (Malus floribunda) are small flowering trees native to Japan. They produce some of the showiest springtime blossom displays of any of the crabapple varieties, according to the M... Read More »