Last up date:1998/04/23
Making Process of HATA

(1)Frame Making Process

Step 1. Selection of bamboo

Step 2. Cutting of bamboo

Step 3. Cutting into predetermined length

Step 4. Balancing of bow by sharpning bamboo

Step 5. Letting water inside bamboo by heat

Step 6. Adjust center frame to be straight

Step 7. Making "Tsuru" cutting

Step 8. Bending "Tsuru" by heat

Step 9. Binding frame by string

Step10. Making shape of kite by connecting string around frame

Step11. Checking frame balance and paste sail paper


(2)Washi(Japanese Paper)Dyeing Process


Step 1. Dyeing with brush

Step 2. Drying naturally in the dark room

Step 3. Cutting paper

Step 4. Cutting paper using master pattern

Step 5. Pasteing cut paper


(3)Flying Line Making Process


Step 1. Mixing rice and glass powder

Step 2. Pasteing mixed material to the line

Step 3. Drying

Step 4. Products

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