Taken from Tanko Text New Temae Compilation 22: Nakaoki.
The Gogyou-dana

A favourite of Gengensai, it is made with two boards of burnt cedar with the grain exposed and three bamboo pillars.
Since it takes it’s name from the five elements or wood, fire, earth, metal, and water being restored between the heavenly (upper) board and the earthly (lower) board–in other words the universe–it is the rule to place the earthen brazier (doburo) on the earthly board.
The heavely board is a 1 shaku, 4 sun by 1 shaku 2 sun rectangle. The earthly board is a 1 shaku 2 sun square. The far pillar has 1 node, the pillar near the guest has 2 nodes, and the pillar nearest at hand has 3 nodes. The natsume is displayed on the heavenly board.
Do not yugaeshi with this stand.

Thick Tea Procedure
In the center of the heavenly board, display the natsume along with the display of the mizusashi and chaire.
Carry in the chawan, and arrange it with the chaire. Return to the mizuya and carry in the kensui.
Steady the hishaku, take the futaoki and place it conveniently nearby on the earthly board (photo 1), lay the handle of the hishaku sideways in front of the furo like the character 一(photo 2,3), the host and guests give a communal bow.
Move the chawan and chaire in front of the knees, take the shifuku off the chaire, grab and turn it, and place it with the left hand nearby to the left on the heavenly board (photo 4).
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Put out the chaire, chashaku, and shifuku for veiwing (photo 5). Return to the imae position, take the hishaku with the left hand, deal with it, and display it vertically conveniently to the side of the heavenly board (photo 5). Leave the futaoki displayed to the right near side of the handle of the hishaku.

Thin Tea Procedure
Accept the request for haiken, display the hishaku angled diagonally across the heavenly board, the cup being one third away from the left edge and the tip being one fourth away from the right edge. Take the futaoki and display it front left of the hishaku.

五行棚
玄々斎好みの棚で、焼杉の木目洗い出しの二枚板に三本の竹柱でできています。
天板と地板、即ち乾坤の中に木、火、土、金、水の五行を納めるところからの名称で、地板には土風炉をのせるのが約束です。
天板は一尺四寸に一尺二寸の長方形、地板は一尺四寸四方。柱は一節を向こう柱とし、二節を客付に、三節を勝手付にして用い、天板には棗飾っておきます。
この棚は湯返しはしません。

濃茶点前
天板中央に棗を飾り、水指、茶入、を飾付きて迎付けをします。
茶碗を持ち出して、茶入と置合わせ、水屋にさがって、建水を持ち出します。
柄杓をかまえて、蓋置を取り、地板の勝手付手前に置いて(写真①)、柄杓を風炉前に横一文字に引き(写真②③)、主客総礼をします。
茶碗、茶入と膝前に取り込み、茶入の仕覆をぬがせて、打ち返し、左手で天板左手前に置きます(写真④)。
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茶入、茶杓、仕覆と拝見に出し(写真⑤)、居前にもどって、柄杓を左手で取り、扱って、右手で天板の勝手付に縦に飾り(写真⑥)、蓋置も右手で柄杓の柄の右手前に飾りのこします。

薄茶点前
拝見の所望を受け、柄杓を天板の向こう三分の一勝手付、手前四分の一客付に飾って、蓋置を取り,柄杓の左手前に飾ります(写真⑦)。

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