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Flattening and cleaning Ringaal bamboo

Project FUEL2018/2018

Project FUEL

Project FUEL
India

After the bamboo is split and cleaned, the artisan uses a mallet to flatten down the pieces. It is then again cleaned to get a smoother surface. The waste product obtained after cleaning is used as kitchen fuel.

Details

  • Title: Flattening and cleaning Ringaal bamboo
  • Creator: Project FUEL
  • Date Created: 2018/2018
  • Location: Mansoona Village, Ukhimath, Rudraprayag District, Uttarakhand
  • Subject Keywords: Ringaal, bamboo, Weaving, Mansoona, Ukhimath, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, Homespun
  • Type: Ringaal
  • Contributor: Uttarakhand Handloom and Handicraft Development Council (UHHDC)
  • External Link: https://www.uttarakhandcrafts.com/
  • Project: Project FUEL in collaboration with Uttarakhand Handloom and Handicraft Development Council (UHHDC) brings forth 'Homespun in Uttarakhand' to present life lessons of seven master artisans, who bring these craft forms to life. An episodic series, 'Homespun in Uttarakhand' aims to narrate their personal stories and their passion celebrating the unrecognised & dying craft practices, which need preservation.
  • Director: Ajitesh Sharma

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