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.