Hiroshige Mujirushi Hontōshi/広重 無印本通
Hiroshige is a traditional urushi brush brand founded by Izumi Seikichi in 1656 in Edo, Japan. Suitable for beginners and available for applying cashew as well. This brush is ready to use when it arrives, and the hair is in the entire part of the brush so that we can keep using it until the hair is gone by cutting the end like a pencil when the brush is damaged.
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It has many types of brushes, depending on the goal. The brush has different lengths of hair inside, and we can keep using it until the hair is gone by cutting the end like a pencil when the brush is damaged.
・本通し（ほんとおし)Hon-toshi The brush hair is in the entire part of the brush.
・半通し（はんとおし）Han-toshi The brush hair is in half part of the brush.
・改通し（あらてめとおし）Arateme-toshi Special brush for a primer coat. The brush hair is in the entire part of the brush.
・立交（たてまぜ）Tatemaze half of the hair is from a horse which makes it hard. Suitable for sticky urushi.
・馬毛胴摺（うまげどうずり）Umage-dozuri It is used for rubbing urushi in the wood. Made from horse's hair.
・赤毛胴摺（あかげどうずり）Akage-dozuri It is used for rubbing urushi in the wood. Made from human hair.
・目立て（めたて）Metate Special brush for hakeme-nuri (intentionally leave the brush marks as a design) Made from horse's hair.
・鎌倉１/３通し（かまくら） Kamakura 1/3 toshi This brush is commonly used in Kamakura, Japan. The brush hair is in 1/3 of the brush.
・切出し（きりだし） Kiridashi The brush hair is ready to use when it arrives. Suitable for beginners.
・並通し（なみとおし） Nami-toshi Suitable for beginners at a valuable price.