sashimune 挿棟
KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
Lit. insert ridge. Also written 指棟. Short, exposed ridges *keshou munagi 化粧棟木, that extend from inside a gable wall into the barge course *keraba 螻羽. They are attached to the inner sides of the bargeboards *hafu 破風, and support the upper ends of fly rafters *shigai daruki 枝外垂木. Before the development of the method of constructing hidden and exposed ridges separately over the core *moya 母屋, of a building, insert ridges were not used. Example: Kongouji Kondou 金剛寺金堂 (1321), Osaka.


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