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Method of lacquer coating

1.Coating method with views of the wood grain

It is the technique that wipe the painted raw lacquer quickly on wood.
Unlike painting, it finishes those who enjoy the texture of wood.
Coating is thin, but it deliver the waterproof effect.
With trees such as zelkova or chestnut, wood grain is clear, it will finish with dignity.

Painting transparent lacquer on the wood, it is coating those who look beautiful grain.
When wood is used beautiful zelkova, etc. as base, it is seen through grain dimly, has a hue that clear to amber, deep charm is expressed.
If you repaint, grain will be less visible, but the depth will continue to increase.

It looks to clear grain, and elegant coating method shiny golden color.
It is used white softwood such as cypress as the base.
First, paint the Nikawa-eki (glue) on the base, then color with yellow dye, rub "Kurome-Urushi".
At the end, finish with a high degree of transparency lacquer.
As production area, Kiso, Hida Takayama, Noshiro Shunkei are famous.

2.Coating method with opacity

Kuro-nuri (black coating)
Kuro-nuri is the way that paint over a painted and sharpened base using black lacquer in order to obscure the bubbles and brush marks.
Black is the most basic color in the lacquer coating. In Japan, there is the word "Shikkoku", this color is its etymology.

Syu-nuriSyu-nuri (vermilion coating)
Once the vermilion, there was a special meaning that ward off evil spirits likened it to the flames.
The vermilion powder, there are four types of "Honsyu", "Akakuchi", "Tankuchi," "Kiguchi".
Vermilion lacquer is made by kneading these powder and "Shuai-urushi".

Tame-nuri is the way that paint over a painted base using Kijiro-urushi or Shuai-urushi.
Tame-nuri is similar in color and gloss Kijiro-nuri, it is elegant texture such as ancient vermilion.

It is a painting that takes advantage of material that stands out large holes in the conduit, such as zelkova.
Mehajiki-nuri is the way that paint over the base which is coated with loosening raw lacquer and so on.

3.Roiro-Shiage (wax color coating)

It is done when the decoration, such as Maki-e and Raden (shell decoration), using black lacquer.

It is done when the decoration, such as Maki-e and Raden (shell decoration), using vermilion lacquer.

4.Kawari-nuri (change coating)

Techniques to sharpen lacquer by superimposing several colors painted, and techniques that utilizes the adhesion of lacquer, are called "Kawari-nuri" collectively.

It is called that overcoat the vermilion lacquer on the black lacquer painted as "Negoro-nuri".
In addition, the one you can see black lacquer a little by sharpening the surface of vermilion lacquer is also called "Negoro-nuri".

Sabi-nuri (rust coating)
Rust is the base material that is used to lacquerware in general.
Rust is kneaded thing that raw lacquer and polishing powder kneaded with water, originally it is material to flatten the irregularities.
The coating method that takes advantage of its rough texture called the rust "Sabi-nuri" or "Sabi-e".

Nunome-nuri (cloth pattern coating)
It is a coating method that finished to leave the pattern of cloth on lacquerware surface.

Ishime-nuri (stone pattern coating)
it is coating method to solidify with lacquer on the base that is plated charcoal powder or lacquer powder.
It can represent a gritty feel, such as the surface of a stone.
Since slip resistant, it is applied to the handle of the tool such as chopsticks.

Ryumon-nuri (marbling)
It is how to draw the pattern called marbling, which have been performed worldwide.