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  1. These walls are typically covered in shikkui. Shikkui is made by mixing slaked lime with
  2. not used so much today in Japanese houses and that is a lime plaster called shikkui. If you've visited
  3. It's anti-odour and as lime is alkaline it is also mould resistant. Shikkui is normally applied
  4. According to our carpenter, up until about 50 years ago shikkui was commonly used in homes, but cheaper
  5. and easier to apply sunakabe, sand-based plaster, that also came in a wider variety of colours than shikkui
  6. So since shikkui is not such a common way of finishing interior walls these days there are not
  7. many tradesmen skilled in applying shikkui anymore, so it can be quite expensive. For example to do all
  8. a pre-mixed DIY shikkui, just because i thought it would be less hassle and easier to use as a novice.
  9. shikkui and mixing it with water, which is what a pro would use.
  10. Whereas the powdered shikkui is about seven times cheaper. So far i've used about six buckets.
  11. Before applying the shikkui to the upper walls I needed to clean and paint the beams.
  12. You're supposed to apply two thin coats of shikkui. You apply the second coat around one and a half
  13. I'd recommend not doing the DIY shikkui in summer like I did as it dries even more quickly.
  14. However I think if I had the time maybe practicing and getting good at using the powdered shikkui
  15. might have been a better option. Has anyone tried the real shikkui? What are your thoughts?