The process of fitting the two of different shapes tightly is called “hikari-tsuke.
When putting a pillar on top of a natural stone, or fitting logs together, the roundness can be copied and carved into the other side to make it fit perfectly.
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The process of fitting the two of different shapes tightly is called [hikari-tsuke]