Traditional treating

Yeshi Lhendup2017


South Korea

Soaking the carved woodblocks in very hot mustard oil is a traditional way of treating and refining woodblocks for durability. Depending on the thickness of the woodblock, two to three hours are needed for the wood to fully absorb the oil.


  • Title: Traditional treating
  • 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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