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What is Japanese Joinery? 

When we think of Japanese design, there’s a reason it evokes a feeling of Zen. The Japanese aesthetic is all about refinement and simplicity. 

This philosophy is apparent in the ancient art of Japanese wood joinery, a traditional method of carpentry that produces durable furniture without the use of excessive nails or screws. Held together by the natural forces of tension and friction, each piece of wood interlocks with another like Jenga blocks.

These days, this seamless construction technique is often used in furniture, but can also be seen in temples, shrines and castles all over Japan. Despite the country’s frequent earthquakes, buildings that employ Japanese joinerysuch as the Ise Shrinehave stood for generations.

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  • Our Pure Wooden Bed Frame
    • Made of solid Acacia Wood
    • Naturally Beautiful Grain
    • Breezy to Build
    • Thoughtfully made in Vietnam
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Where to Find a Japanese Joinery Bed Frame?

At Silk & Snow, we offer a handmade Wooden Bed Frame made in Vietnam from solid Acacia wood, which is renowned for its gorgeous grain and durability. This organic and non-toxic bed frame uses Japanese joinery, resulting in a showpiece that is not only beautiful, but easy to construct in 7 simple steps. Designed with both form and function in mind, this luxury bed frame combines traditional Japanese joinery with timeless styling, allowing you to select your preferred style to refine your personal spaces.

Our easy-to-assemble bed frame uses a finger jointalso known as a comb joint—which is one of 30 basic types of joints found in Japanese joinery. The cross-section of the joint resembles the interlocking of fingers between two hands, hence the name finger joint. This type of joint is not only strong, but clean in appearance, which is exactly the look we were going for. 

Constructed entirely by experienced craftspeople in the illustrious Vietnamese furniture industry, our all-natural bed frame uses natural Acacia wood sourced from local plantations in central Vietnam and the Mekong Delta. The Acacia is then cut into usable wood by a local lumber processing facility in Central Vietnam. This facility helps to promote eco-conscious manufacturing principles when processing the local lumber. Lastly, the natural Acacia is finished and constructed into a bed frame by a women-founded company based in Bình Dương province, which uses high-quality materials to make durable and beautiful furniture pieces.

Looking to furnish your bedroom? Our Wooden Bed Frame is the perfect complement to our matching Wooden Nightstands. Also made from solid Acacia wood, they come in two beautiful colours, adding the perfect natural touch to any bedroom.

We’re on a mission to provide a thoughtfully curated line of sleep and lifestyle products that are beautiful and timeless. With our Silk & Snow Wooden Bed Frame, you can rest easy knowing it is made from quality materials with expert craftsmanship.