Building a Traditional Japanese Boat at the University of Illinois

Recently Douglas Brooks completed the teaching of a Japanese boatbuilding apprenticeship class at Japan House. 18 students participated in the week long class which culminated in the construction and launching of a Honryousen, a long, narrow riverboat found in Niigata prefecture, Japan.

Read more about it in this article posted on the Illinois News Bureau website here: https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/789104783#image-2