Applying shitaji to area of loss on moulding - 枠部の欠損部の下地付け

Applying shitaji to area of loss on moulding - 枠部の欠損部の下地付け

This shows the application with a wooden spatula of a thin layer of shitaji made from lacquer (urushi) mixed with fine clay. Once hardened, this could be polished down to a very smooth finish.

この写真は漆と細かい粘土粉を混ぜた下地を木のへらで薄く塗っているところです。乾固後、研いでなめらかな仕上げとします。