Recommended Reservation Available  

Cut Your Own Chopsticks at Akiu Traditional Crafts Village

Use a saw to cut your own chopsticks! Bring them home the same day.

Operation Period

All Year Round. (Note: Closed Dec-Mar Sundays and the 3rd Monday of every month)

Time Required

About 40 minutes (for 2-3 participants)

Number of Participants



500 JPY– (tax included)

Staff will provide detailed instructions on how to use the saw so even children will be able to safely participate. Cut the wood with a saw, decide the length of the chopsticks, and smooth with sandpaper to make your very own chopsticks!

By making your own chopsticks, I hope you are able to experience the joy of handicrafts and at the same time understand the “importance of something authentic.”

Experience Program NameCut Your Own Chopsticks at Akiu Traditional Crafts Village
Activity LocationSendai Tansu Kumanodou Workshop
Time RequiredAbout 40 minutes (for 2-3 participants)
Operation PeriodAll Year Round. (Note: Closed Dec-Mar Sundays and the 3rd Monday of every month)
Start TimeAvailable during business hours (9:00-16:00).
Minimum number of participants2people
Maximum number of participants50people
Reservation Deadline1 days before by 17:00
Cut Your Own Chopsticks Experience500 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceMaterials fee and experience fee.
Method of PaymentPay in cash on the day.
About cancellations and changesIf it is unavoidable, please contact us in advance.
Cancellation PolicyThere is no cancellation fee.
Meeting Spot54-24 Uehara, Yumoto, Akiumachi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0241
Meeting TimeAnytime during business hours (9:00-16:00).
Access--By Public Transportation--
・Board the Miyagi Kotsu bus heading towards “Akiu Onsen Yumoto” at the #8 bus pool in front of the west side of Sendai Station. Then walk 15 minutes.
・Board the bus heading towards “Akiu Traditional Crafts Village” at the Aoba-dori Avenue bus stop (operated by Takeya Kotsu) *Reservation required only during winter season. Phone: 0224-86-5525

--By Car--
・About 40 minutes from the center of Sendai via Prefectural Road 286, or 30 minutes by using Sendai Nishi Road.
・About 15 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Sendai Minami IC.
Free parking available for 20 cars.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese