| Lit. pounded and inserted stone joinery. The most
common stone work technique used to build a dry construction castle wall *ishigaki
石垣. Each surface of the individual stone is roughly beaten and broken so that
it can be inserted into the rough and uneven face of the wall. It is different
切込矧ぎ, cut and inserted masonry, where the individual stones are carefully hewn
with straight lines and laid in neat rows. Uchikomihagi is used because
it is an easier and faster construction technique.