BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5322@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20170510T000000Z DTEND:20170510T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Japan's hand-crafted wooden boats\, admired for their timeless beauty and precise construction\, have a rich history in the island nation . Fearing that the techniques\, designs and secrets of this trade might di sappear within one or two generations\, craftsman and Japanese boat specia list&nbsp\;<strong>Douglas Brooks</strong>&nbsp\;embarked on a quest to pr eserve and document these time-honored traditions. Brooks\, author of the comprehensive survey&nbsp\;<em>Japanese Wooden Boatbuilding</em>\, joins u s to share what he discovered on his journey to fishing villages around Ja pan\, where he interviewed elderly master boat builders and\, in six cases \, became their last apprentice. Moderated by&nbsp\;<strong>Dane Owen</str ong>\, founder and owner of Shibui Japanese Antiques and Furniture. SUMMARY:An Apprentice Boat Builder in Japan URL:/en/events/2017/05/10/an-apprentice-boat-builder-in-japan/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR