Monthly Archives: August 2011

Monotsukuri

Monotsukuri is an interesting term. It can be translated as manufacturing, making things, and some enterprising people have translated it as innovation. It seems to  mainly come up on the Internet being used in its manufacturing meaning. I like the … Continue reading

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Yobitsugi

Here are some pictures of a bowl I repaired using a shard from a different piece as the repair piece. The main bowl is a Nanban fired bowl. The repair part is a white slip piece. Yobitsugi, 呼続. I don’t really … Continue reading

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Gold repair, kintsugi

I went to learn how to do kintsugi from a guy down the street and here are some videos from that. This first video shows application of lacquer to a bowl. The lacquer is cut with a tiny amount of … Continue reading

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Hello

This is part two of my first blog.  

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