|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| A single
bracket arm *hijiki
肘木, which is set into a large bearing block *masu
斗. Two or three smaller bearing blocks *makito
巻斗, are set into the top surface of the masu. It runs parallel to
the wall plane and supports the eave purlin *gagyou
丸桁. It may carry a *sanehijiki
実肘木, a bracket arm on which the eave purlin rests directly. The name is
said to be derived from its resemblance to a balance because of the small
bearing blocks on each end.
a) hakarihijiki 秤肘木 b) *wakuhijiki 枠肘木
Negoroji Tahoutou 根来寺多宝塔 (Wakayama)
|*degumi 出組, *hiramitsuto 平三斗|
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