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: 31735

[Shiga / Maibara] Japanese tradition! A wood carving experience directly taught by active craftsmen at "Wood Carving Village" Kamio! A tour of the workshop is also possible!

Etc. included in the price
  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    6Age ~
  • Duration
    2~3 hours
Plan description

Kami Tanyu in Maibara City, where traditional Japanese scenery remains, is a wood carver, woodblocker, decorator, and painter.
This is a village where craftsmen of various fields live as a business of making altars.
In the wood carving experience, an active wood carver who supports Japanese traditional crafts will be the instructor,
You can learn wood carving.
In addition, if you wish, you can visit the workshop of the craftsman and visit and purchase the Buddhist altar and wood carving work.

・ Wood sculpture experience (spoon / accessory / coaster making)
・ Building block decoration experience (decorating wooden animal blocks) * For children

* The work can be taken home.

You can carve your favorite motif freely!

In the wood carving experience (accessory / coaster making),
You can carve your favorite motif freely, so please prepare if you have the desired motif.
Other, there are several types of motifs prepared here,
It is OK even if you decide on the spot on the On the day!

In the building decoration experience, you can put hats and stickers on animal blocks made of wood,
Decorate cute.
Because it does not use a knife, even small children are safe.

Active wood carver will teach you directly!

It teaches members of the group of craftsmen who inherit traditional techniques at Uetanyu "Uetanyu Woodpeckers".

We hope that young craftsmen who are active in the field can feel the pleasure and fun of wood carving easily.
I will teach you kindly and carefully.

Experience authentic craftsmanship with professional skills!

We use full-fledged chisels and tools used by craftsmen.
The smooth shaving feeling is very comfortable, and I am so absorbed in forgetting the time,
You can focus as if you are meditating.
In addition, we can lend working clothes free of charge to applicants, so you can experience as if you were really a craftsman.

About fees

Basic fee

Optional fee

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※The above price is a basic fee.
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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~10
    About duration
    2~3 hours
    Two and a half to three hours of experience time.
    Operating period All-year-round
    Assembly time Please come 10 minutes before the experience start time.
    Booking deadline until 19:59 14 days before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Nothing in particular (there is a rental of working clothes for free)
    About rental items Set of tools (chisel, work bench, etc.), working clothes, safety gloves

    Matters require attention ・ This plan uses a chisel.
    In the work, we will give guidance and preparation in consideration of safety enough,
    Please note that you are responsible for any injuries.
    ・ For safety, please give the experience of elementary school students accompanied by parents.

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 Active wood carver will teach you directly! の画像

    Active wood carver will teach you directly! Active young artisans will teach carefully.

    プランの魅力 Experience authentic craftsmanship with professional skills! の画像

    Experience authentic craftsmanship with professional skills! We also lend working clothes to applicants free of charge.

    プランの魅力 Foreign tourists are welcome! の画像

    Foreign tourists are welcome! Please feel free to experience Japanese traditional wood carving.

    プランの魅力 Applicants can also visit the craftsmen's workshop! の画像

    Applicants can also visit the craftsmen's workshop! This is a valuable opportunity to see real craftsmanship up close.

    Time schedule


    ① Meeting / Reception Please gather at the site and complete the reception. ②Experience explanation We will explain the wood carving method and precautions. ③ Experience You will actually experience wood carving while being taught by a craftsman. ④ After completing the dissolution experience, you can take your work home with you.

    Access - Map

    611 Shimonyu, Maibara City, Shiga Prefecture 521-0034
    Assembly point

    Ishiku Butsudan store
    (Uetanyu wood carving experience information center)

    If you arrive by car

    Approximately 10 minutes from the Meishin Expressway "Maibara IC" (parking fee for 3 parking lots is free)

    If you arrive by train

    Get off at JR `` Akarigai Station '', transfer to a taxi about 5 minutes

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    Selling points regarding safety

    Safety gloves (only for applicants)
    First aid kits are available.

    Number of staff 6
    Number of instructors 5

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