Kintsugi workshop, Nara, Japan, end of first week.

The first week of the 2 week kintsugi workshop is finished. We will go to Shigaraki tomorrow and let everything dry Saturday and Sunday.  There are 2 pieces we are focusing on out of a number in the muro.

The advanced metal work part has been finished but from now on we will do ‘live’ practice.

Day 4 (8) Day 3 (7) Day 5 (4)

Kintsugi materials, palette knife

A wooden, straight palette knife is traditionally used in kintsugi. There are a couple of qualities of wood and thickness with the thinner one being of higher quality.

Kintsugi materials, palette knife

Kintsugi supplies, palette knife
Kintsugi supplies, palette knife

Kintsugi supplies, palette knife
Kintsugi supplies, palette knife
Kintsugi supplies, palette knife
Kintsugi supplies, palette knife
Kintsugi supplies, palette knife
Kintsugi supplies, palette knife