Double Kikko Series Production

Production process standard

One Double kiko product Requires: 70 bamboo slats, with a thickness of 1.2mm and a width of 4mm with a minimum length of 35cm
1 bamboo can become 15 pieces of product.

  1. Through habatori, mentori, and uraski processes in order to make bamboo blades with a thickness of 3mm.
  2. Make double kikko woven products, with a thickness of 3mm of the bamboo blades.
  3. Make a double kiko product frame with a length of 18 cm and a thickness of 4 mm. Bend the bamboo by heating it with candle and then soak it in plain water for one night so shaping the bamboo into a double kiko frame would be easier.
  4. Cut the remaining part of the webbing that comes out of the frame.
  5. Tie the frame with rattan that has been processed through habatory process to thin the rattan size to 4 mm. Please note that the rattan must be soaked in plain water overnight first.
  6. After tied with rattan, finish the product using clear impra.