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Shape & Paint Wooden Items Using a Traditional Lathe
Try shaping and painting with a lathe! Choose either a pen stand, chopsticks holder or egg stand~♪
Open year round.
About 1 hour.
Number of Participants
First decide what you want to make: a pen stand, chopsticks holder or egg stand. Once you decided what to make, start shaping it while using the spinning lathe. There is no need to worry as the professional craftsman will be assisting you the whole time. Grind away the wood, then polish, color, and apply a wax finishing all while using a lathe through one-on-one instruction.
You choose the color, where to paint the lines, and what pattern to make.
Make your own unique creation.
|Experience Program Name||Shape & Paint Wooden Items Using a Traditional Lathe|
|Activity Location||Inside Wagatsuma Kokeshi at Akiu Traditional Crafts Village|
|Time Required||About 1 hour.|
|Operation Period||Open year round.|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||30people|
|What is included in the price||Experience fee, materials fee.|
|Method of Payment||Pay in cash on the day.|
|Cancellation Policy||No cancellation fee is charged.|
|Meeting Spot||54-31 Uehara, Yumoto, Akiu-machi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0241|
|Meeting Time||Please arrive 10 minutes before your reservation time.|
|Access||--By Public Transportation--|
(Bus) Take the “Kawasaki-machi” line from the bus stop 63 at Sendai Station (about 40 minutes) → Get off at “Akiu Kogei no Sato” → 0 minute walk. (Takeya Kotsu Transportation TEL: 0224-86-5525).
・30 minutes from Sendai city center via Route 48 (Sendai-Seibu Road) and Prefectural Route 132.
・15 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Sendai Minami IC.
Room for about 20 cars, shared with Akiu Traditional Crafts Village.
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese|
Wagatsuma Kokeshi Wooden Toy Shop
We are a Togatta Style Kokeshi Studio.Our business is now in its third generation. In addition to kokeshi dolls, we produce wooden toys using a lathe.At our experience workshop you can try painting kokeshi using a lathe.
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We value handmade experiences, but also meeting and interacting with visitors. Have an unforgettable time by making a handmade creation and spending time with Wagatsuma Sensei. Whether children or adults, all guests are sure to have a fun time visiting.