How to make basic materials ‘sabi’
By adding α to‘urushi’ basic lacquer, the properties of the lacquer changes and is converted into materials for shaping, filling and adhesive.
How to make ‛sabi'… for filling small chipped areas.
Materials: 'tonoko'+ water + basic lacquer
Quantity １：１(volume ratio)
Drying time : 1 day
ⅰ）Place on top of the glass plate. Break it into the size of a bean, add water with a pipette.
Let it sit for 2-3 minutes, when the water is well absorbed, blend it with a spatula until it feels like the texture of a thick
ⅱ）toothpaste. If it is too wet, cover it with a piece of tissue paper for 2-3 minutes and blend it again.
ⅲ）Place basic lacquer next to the water mixture. The ratio of basic lacquer and the water mixture is 1:1 according to its volume.
ⅳ）Mix the basic lacquer into the water mixture little by little in 3 times, mix it until it is evenly blended in. is done when the mixture
becomes like the texture of melted chocolate.