|KEY WORD : architecture / paintings|
| A knife which is used with a ruler to carve a straight
line on a woodblock *hangi
版木 used for woodblock printmaking *ukiyo-e
浮世絵. The keibiki blade is on the left side of the handle. The blade, called *kogatana
小刀, is on the right side of the handle. The keibiki is used also for wooden
crosspieces of sliding screens *shouji
障子, lintels, and other woodwork.
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