Procedure 4, 5

Yeshi Lhendup2017


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4. After drying, sprinkle water on the back of the script sheet and rub gently using fingers until the trace of the script is clearly visible in the wood. A mirror-image script will appear as the result.
5. Using the tip of chisel, prick deep at all the empty spaces and pour mustard oil over it. Keep it overnight until the oil is totally absorbed by the wood. It is said that the oil helps to appear clear visibility of the script in addition to softening the wood for easy carving.


  • Title: Procedure 4, 5
  • Creator: Yeshi Lhendup
  • Date: 2017
  • Date Created: 2017
  • Location: National Library & Archives of Bhutan
  • Contributor: Yeshi Lhendup
  • Publisher: ICHCAP
  • Rights: Yeshi Lhendup

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