Polishing shitaji on area of loss on moulding - 枠部の欠損部の下地研ぎ

Polishing shitaji on area of loss on moulding - 枠部の欠損部の下地研ぎ

Polishing of the shitaji layer was carried out with a small, shaped water-stone. This was followed by the application of lacquer (urushi) to seal the surface and a further round of polishing. The sealing and polishing process was repeated until the surface was perfectly flat and non-porous.

下地は小さな砥石を使って研ぎます。この上に漆を含浸させ、さらに研ぎます。この含浸と研ぎが、表面に完全に平滑な無孔質膜が形成されるまで繰り返されます。