Here is a cup I am repairing. I first did a paper handle to get the size and width I need. I then used very thin wood, soaked it in vinegar to make it pliable and then fit it and attached it will sabi.
This video has no audio. This video shows step 6, shaping. http://www.kintugi.com/?page_id=80 The first few minutes show cutting bevels, the last part shows shaping.
I got this recently in this condition. It is a 2 level ceramic container. The collector who had it had it repaired and then must have dropped it again.
There is no audio in this video. The step 5.5 refers to this page, http://www.kintugi.com/?page_id=80
I am filling small holes and indents using sabi, a mixture of jinoko and lacquer, red in this video as I had it left over from a different process.
This shows application of middle lacquer, step 6 on this page, http://www.kintugi.com/?page_id=80 I am using basic lacquer. I don’t apply it to the whole line as I am doing touch-up.
Here are some new pieces.
The 2 bowls are from about 1700-1740, Japanese Imari. The metal is silver.
The large, ceremonial sake cups are from Meiji and from a kiln in the Hikone area of Japan.
This video has no audio. Reconstruction using traditional lacquer based kintsugi. This is more preparation work on this Ming period celadon large charger. I am doing more shaping and then at 9minutes, 32 seconds, applying sabi.
This video has no audio. It is 3 short videos put together without any editing. The transitions between the videos are at 3 minutes, 12 seconds and then at 7 minutes, 19 seconds.
This is a Ming period large plate. It has a couple of areas I am working on to repair in traditional kintsugi.
One of the areas has had a fitted wood insert put in. Whoever put it in didn’t pay attention to the fluting on the outer edge of the rim. The video shows the first couple of steps of defining the edge, making a form, transition at 3 minutes, 12 seconds, and then cutting the wood insert, transition at 7 minutes, 19 seconds.
This video has no audio. It shows step 8, referred to on this page, http://www.kintugi.com/?page_id=80 sanding of middle black. I applied basic lacquer so I am actually sanding basic but it is in the middle lacquer position, i.e., over sabi, part of the shaping steps.