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 Post subject: hishi menuki measurements
 Post Posted: Wed May 25, 2011 4:35 pm 
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i don't know if it is the right place for this but i would like to know what are the measurements of the diamond like menuki (hishi???)

here's a picture of the tensho koshirae from tozando.com (the picture have the menuki i'd like to reproduce from horn or bone) http://www.tozandoshop.com/Tensho_Koshi ... 6-s109.htm


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 Post subject: Re: hishi menuki measurements
 Post Posted: Sun May 29, 2011 4:21 am 
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Dear É.Hamel

Looking at the image the tsuka-ito most likely will be about 14 mm for two strains of
the ito (one diamond).

So looks like the menuki are about 28 mm long.

Not sure if that helps.

To get height print out the image and measure and do some calculations. You should
get close.

later
david

É.Hamel wrote:
i don't know if it is the right place for this but i would like to know what are the measurements of the diamond like menuki (hishi???)

here's a picture of the tensho koshirae from tozando.com (the picture have the menuki i'd like to reproduce from horn or bone) http://www.tozandoshop.com/Tensho_Koshi ... 6-s109.htm


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