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Tom Edward

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Hello Everyone, my question is Inro the Japanese boxes suspended from a cord,. there's all this buzz about the netsuke carving, the beads ojime, but little on the boxes called INRO.

Does anyone here have a tutorial on these items, how to's would be wonderful, and any images that are not already on the web.

Thanks Janel for the soap box!

Cheers to one and All

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The use two wooden templates ,for the inner and a outer diameter ,

Japanese website ,

http://www8.plala.or...u1/inroweb2.htm

Transelation , https://translate.go....htm&edit-text=

It requires several year of dryness ,

 

for lacquer work see youtube , part one of four ,

https://www.youtube....h?v=bnUBHoYTKDg

 

 

nical itechnical introduction to treat materials and toolntroduction to treat materials and toolctechnical introduction to treat materials and toolhnical introd home page , http://www8.plala.or...1/zaidougu1.htm

technical , materials tools

 

my favorite inro, only japanese people come to this design

to give a lobster a shape like this ,

post-1969-0-84863000-1416675599.jpg

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Thanks Tom for your post,

Years ago I attempted to make a small Inro. Having not handled an Inro myself then and without any guidance I did it the hard way, through what you might call "micro-carpentry. The bottom compartment alone for example is made of 9 different pieces. It was painstaking but fun and I think I've managed to get the hard part done. One side was inlaid while the other remains blank awaiting new ideas / inspiration, so it's still an unfinished project. I'll post it anyway ...

Sincere regards

Ezz

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