It is not suitable for Kirikane (a Japanese techinique for cutting metal leaf into fine lines).
Moreover, Western cushion pads are more ideal for use as a set rather than Japan's gilding board.
Since the metal leaf will adhere to water and oil, apply some baby powder before use is highly advised."
Cutting gold leaf by using Gilder’s Leather Cushion Pad (西洋式箔切り台) and Gilder’S Knife (西洋式箔切りナイフ) and picking out the gold leaf with GILDER’S TIPS (西洋式箔押刷毛) from ZECCHI. These are special tools made for gold leaf. . . . . . #ZECCHI#art #pigmenttokyo #pigment # goldleaf #traditionalart #artist #artmaterials #terradaartvillage