butai for kamishibai

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Project by TRYPHON974 posted 08-26-2015 05:53 AM 7573 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine wanted to make some Kamishibai with her pupils. Kamishibai is some kind of storytelling which comes from japan.”
She needed a butai (a theater) and asked me to make her one. It was a job for my little wooden cnc. So here it is: open and closed.
It’s made out of 10mm plywood and finished with shellac.

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#1 posted 08-26-2015 06:59 AM

Nice wooden briefcase. Excellent work.

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#2 posted 08-26-2015 07:09 AM

Nice work! – Is kamishibai like shadow puppet theater?

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#3 posted 08-26-2015 09:12 AM

Is kamishibai like shadow puppet theater?

Yes you could use like this but usually the storyteller tells his story using a set of illustrated boards, inserted into the stage and withdrawn one by one as the story is told.
Thanks for the kind words.

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#4 posted 08-26-2015 09:38 AM

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You get to know people, customs, culture . . . . . . .. ......and a lot
Thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 08-26-2015 01:52 PM

It’s unusual and for a specific purpose. It is also a nice design and very well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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