mawatashidake 間渡竹
KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
Also called mawatashi 間渡. Horizontal strips of split or whole bamboo or other type of wood that extend between the posts that form the base or framework *kabeshitaji 壁下地 of a plastered wall. They are inserted into small holes mawatashiana 間渡穴 made on the posts. Lath *komai 小舞 is attached to these strips to which various layers of plaster are applied. The bamboo and wood lath may be attached horizontally and vertically. Rope is often used to reinforce the base to which layers of mud plaster are applied. Generally, they are spaced a distance of about 30 to 45cm from the penetrating tie beams *nuki 貫 to the bottom. Vertical mawatashi are called tatemawatashi 縦間渡 and horizontal ones are yokowakatashi 横間渡.

*kabekomaii 壁小舞

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