Rikyu is said to have used this type of Tana to make Tea at the battle camp of Odawara. The tana is also said to be modeled on a armour box. The middle shelf is loose. While doing Tea on the grass this shelf can be removed and used to place utensils on.
Yachiyo-dana is a very similar type of tana.
Tabidansu is 33.8cm wide, 26.7cm deep, and 44.7cm high. It is usually created made of unfinished paulownia wood.
- Natsume is placed on the middle shelf.
- The latch is never removed, just lift it up to free the door.
- For Koicha
- It start open with chaire infront.
- Shifuku goes on top
After refilling Mizusashi move the mizusashi back, and close the tana.
- For Usucha
- It starts closed
When retriving the Haiken dogu, place natsume inside and close the tana