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2024/2/4 (Sunday) This will be the venue for the "study session on sharpening and sharpening."

Charity project by Kotaro Okubo and Shuko This is a notice.

Study session on shaving and sharpening with Kotaro Okubo

Study session on sharpening and sharpening" - tell, connect, try -

Date and time: Sunday, February 4, 2024 9:00-17:00< /span>

Location: Kyoto Sumiya Asakura Mokkou (23-3 Sumiya Donomoto, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture)

Eligibility: Woodworkers (writers, furniture makers, woodworking students, etc.)

Cost: 17,000 yen/person *Cash only Number of applicants: Maximum10 people——————————————————————— —————————————

*The entire participation fee, excluding minimum expenses, will be used to support the rebuilding of Noto's creators


Annual 6000-7000 spoons and spatulas made with cutlery finish We will reveal all of Kotaro Okubo's shaving methods. In addition to shaving, sharpening, preparation, etc. for Nanjing planes, we also provide advice on shaving suited to each job. As participants are required to have a certain level of technical ability and ability to ask questions, recruitment is limited to woodworkers.


==The following is from Shuko Okubo==

Many makers including Wajima were also affected by the recent Noto Peninsula earthquake_11100000-0000-0000- 0000-000000000111_. My home and workshop collapsed and burned down. I have seen works of art and important tools lost. What we can do now that we are in a safe place is to support the technology with "techniques" in addition to personal support.

Publishing the skills and knowledge of Kotaro Okubo, who has carved over 50,000 woodwork items with a knife. In addition to sharing, we will support the rebuilding of the creator with all participation fees except the minimum expenses.

My husband usually scrapes by himself, but he doesn't create everything by himself. People who cut wood, people who carry it, people who make tools, people who cut wood, people who deliver tools, etc. Our work is successful .  Not only in woodworking, but also indirectly with many makers in Noto.  

“Technology cannot be taken by anyone”

Even if your house and money are stolen, the skills you have acquired are_11100000-0000 -0000-0000-000000000111_No one will take it from you.  We would like to use our hands to support Noto's technology.

Creators aiming to rebuild, and the support currently being supported nationwide_11100000-0000-0000-0000 -000000000111_I would like to pay my respects to the victims and hope that Noto will recover as soon as possible.

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We would also like to express our sincere gratitude to Mr. and Mrs. Asakura of Kyoto Sumzan Asakura Mokkou for providing us with the space in response. I would like to say this.


The above was a Repost from Instagram. #Repost  



We are very happy to hear from you. Everyone, we are waiting for you (^^)

January 11, 2024

I'm looking forward to it. To everyone who agreed to participate,

Thank you.

Please be careful on the day of your visit.

Sumiyama is a place where snow rarely accumulates,

This year there was one day where it was only morning, but

Today, February 3rd, there is no snow at all.

I hope it doesn't get very cold.

From Tohru Asakura + Rena


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