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|A roof made of wood and cooper sheets to resemble a traditional tiled roof *hongawarabuki 本瓦葺. Hongawarabuki has broad, concave clay tiles *hiragawara 平瓦 laid first. The joints between the hiragawara are covered with semi-cylindrical tiles *marugawara 丸瓦. Honbuki, on the otherhand, has semi-circular wooden battens, kawarabou 瓦棒 laid at given intervals on wooden planks or sheathing. Then the entire roof is covered with copper sheets.|
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