|KEY WORD : architecture / tea houses|
| 1 The
end of the handle of a tea scoop *chashaku
茶杓. Various styles include: square cut, shihoukiri oroshi 四方切下し;
four sides chamfered, shihoukiri mentori 四方切面取; and half moon chamfered
ending with a joint. There is a difference between the styles on the ends
of a tea ceremony ladle when used for a portable hearth or a permanent sunken
hearth. The former is cut diagonally on the inside and the latter is cut
diagonally on the side. In both cases, the end of the handle is cut at a
right angle to the rest of the handle.
2 The bottom part of a ladle *hishaku 柄杓.
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