Preparing the kokuso fill - 刻苧の準備

Preparing the kokuso fill - 刻苧の準備

A stiff mixture of kokuso, an urushi-based filling material bulked with sawdust, was rolled out with a spatula into flexible lengths.

硬い刻苧(漆に木粉を混ぜた充填材)をへらで柔軟な長さに伸ばします。