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 Post subject: Interesting Japanese goban on eBay
Post #1 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:53 pm 
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Espied this floor goban set on US eBay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Japanese-Go-thick-wood-board-Ischi-stone-and-shell-Highclass-igo-Complete-set-FS/292912675988?hash=item4432f4bc94:g:sosAAOSw8iZcNwWj:rk:18:pf:0, and thought the wood grain pattern was very interesting.


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Post #2 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:17 pm 
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Too distracting for me, but to each his own.


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Post #3 Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:27 am 
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Hi,
I saw that there is no heso (pyramidal cavity) under the goban.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/b3MAAOSwaPpcNwWj/s-l300.jpg

Anyone know if it is a must for all japanese floor goban or if there are cases where it is not to be expected?

btw the goban wood texture is really unexpected and particular, but I remember from Kuroki Go Ishi shop that special wood are used sometimes.

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Post #4 Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:48 pm 
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The board looks like Katsura to me. It usually doesn't have a grain pattern like that, but the color is right.

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I saw that there is no heso (pyramidal cavity) under the goban.


On small floor boards (the ones that could be converted easily to a table board) I usually don't see the pyramid cavity.


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