What are the parts of a kama called?
From top to bottom:
つまみ tsumami = knob
座 za = seat of the knob of the lid tha usually has a floral or other design
蓋 futa = lid
口造り kuchizukuri = mouth/lip of the kama
甑口 koshiki-guchi = type of lip that is raised high
姥口 uba-guchi = type of lip that sinks lower than the mouth
肩 kata = shoulder of the kama
鐶付 kantsuki = kettle lugs
肌 hada = ‘skin’ of the kama. ‘arare’ hailstone pattern etc.
胴 dō = side body of kama
羽 hane = the flange that borders the upper section and lower section of the kama (if their is one, like on chosen-buro or kama used for sukigi etc)
羽落ち haneochi = join of the top and bottom of the kama
上底 jyōzoko = upper bottm, just under the haneochi
中底 chūzoku = middle bottom
火包 hitsutsumi = general term for the part of the kama from the haneochi to the hiuke (includes the jyōzoko and chūzoko)
火受 hi-uke = bottom dimple of the kama
I couldn’t draw a diagram today. I will do this another time if someone doesn’t beat me to it.
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