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|Also called nawakakesan or nawakakezan 縄掛桟, also pronounced nawakakezan. Lit. rope-hanging beam. A penetrating tie beam *nuki 貫, used in the construction of a storehouse *dozou 土蔵. The nawakakenuki is fixed on top of the rafters slightly above the wide lath *hirokomai 広小舞 in preparation for building up a thick wall of clay and plaster *hachimaki 鉢巻. Ropes, called sagenawa 下げ縄, used to prevent crumbling, are hung from the nawakakenuki before being plastered into the wall.|
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