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Production


1.
Traditional Craftsman: Takashi Otsuka
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He uses wood that has been dried somewhere between three and ten years. From there he reads the particularities of the wood, cutting it so as to match its particular features.
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The joints are then shaved to 45 degrees. 300 different varieties of carpenter's planes, a tool used to shape wood, are utilized.
4.
Glue is then applied to the joints.
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Four planks are pasted together and a piece of square wood is attached to the corners.
6.
Lid Making
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Traditional Craftsman: Tetsuo Gido
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Making the base. The amount of care put into this task helps to determine the lacquerware's years of durability.
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A cycle of applying lacquer, polishing, and drying will be repeated five to ten times. A cycle of applying lacquer, polishing, and drying will be repeated five to ten times for as many as seven days.
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To emphasize the color of the exterior an intermediate coat of lacquer is applied.
11.
Polishing the intermediate coat.
12.
Polishing the final coat. The drying process.

Translated by Chris Lowy