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Here, at our workshop, even those who have never touched bamboo before, will be taught carefully so that they can enjoy creating with bamboo.

Workshop price includes the materials

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Making a bamboo strings

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For making bamboo strings, there are roughly two steps: 

1. Splitting -  We split the round bamboo again and again to reach the wanted thickness and     width of our bamboo string.

2. Tearing -  separating the skin and the body of the bamboo.  Adjusting the width and thickness.

Duration of the workshop : 60-minute

30min ¥1,000

60min ¥2,000

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Bamboo ring

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Weave a single bamboo string and create a ring. 

We are using the traditional Taga weaving technique.

Would you like to join us and learn old-fashioned wisdom and make your own ring using natural materials?

Duration of the workshop : 15 - minute

15min ¥800

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Bamboo tongs

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To be able to make Tongs we need to bend the bamboo with direct fire.

 If you learn this gentle technique of fire bending, you will be able afterwards to make various things by yourself at home. 

Tongs are a useful tool in the kitchen for salad and pasta.

Duration of the workshop : 30-minute

30min ¥1,300

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Hot pot base

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We will use 6 bamboo strings and a bamboo outer frame to make this pot base. 

By cutting a thick bamboo string into 4 pieces, the string becomes flexible while keeping its strength.  This string dividing technique is a  wisdom coming from our ancestors.

The weaving is beautiful, so you can use it to decorate your kitchen or room.

Diameter: 18 cm 

Duration of the workshop : 90 minute to 2 hours.

90min〜2hours

¥3,000

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Shikainami Hanakago  - small basket

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We will  use 16 bamboo strings.

As the name suggests, the weaving design reminds us of waves crashing from four directions.

After assembling the bottom, we will bundle bamboo to assemble a three-dimensional object. 

It can be used in so many different ways like: storing fruits,sweets, handkerchiefs, small items, flower arrangement.

size: about 20 cm, height 15 cm

Duration of the workshop : 90 minutes to 2 hours

90min〜2hours

¥3,000

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Yotsume weaving basket

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Weaving with 24 strings.

A small useful basket with a beautiful simple design.

It can be used in so many different ways like: storing fruits,sweets, handkerchiefs, small items, flower arrangement.

Size: 15 cm x 15 cm x height 11 cm

Diameter: 10 cm

Duration of the workshop : 2 - 3 hours

90min〜2hours

¥4,000

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