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Application of lacquer preparation method (MR-III)

Development of wooden lacquerware dishes for school lunch

In the elementary schools of Sabae city, Echizen lacquerware dishes are used to serve school lunch.
This was started so that the students can appreciate and learn more about Echizen lacquerware. And today, various lacquerware dishes for school lunch are being developed and produced.

Lacquerware dishes for school lunch using MR lacquer

Since the lacquerware dishes for school lunch are to be washed in hot water and put in dish dryer, they are manufactured by using MR lacquer which is durable and heat-resistant.
Durable and strong lacquerware dishes for school lunch are made by applying MR lacquer over and over.
In the normal process, pieces of cloths are applied to the weak parts of the wood pieces. However, after some researches, lacquerware dishes that can be put into dish washer were made by applying mizume, which is hard and has high viscosity level, and by applying MR lacquer over and over.
  • After MR lacquer is applied to the wood base.
  • Final products of lacquerware dishes for school lunch.
  • Students having lunch at school using lacquerware dishes for school lunch.
  • How the lacquerware dishes are used in schools.