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Wonderful, warm artist and great little shop

Our group of 7 family members sought out this shop during our recent stay in the Hakone/Lake Ashi... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
428xxxyyyzzzaaabbb
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Sacramento, California
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Amazing -What an interesting place - a must see

This is a visit to a Hamamatsuya factory to see how this special wooden process is done. This art... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
Judi L
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Denver, Colorado
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138 Hatajuku, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0314, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Our group of 7 family members sought out this shop during our recent stay in the Hakone/Lake Ashi area. One of the tourist buses drops you right off at the shop - you want the Honjin-ato bus stop on the "K" Hakone-Tozan bus route as...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is a visit to a Hamamatsuya factory to see how this special wooden process is done. This art uses various woods to form geometric patterns. Originally, the patterns were done by hand, but in modern day machines are used. There are various forms. The...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

This place is one of the centers in the world for marquetry, mosaic, and inlay all in wood. Very intricate and beautiful workmanship. Puzzle boxes, case goods, trays, small items, etc. A wide selection, and not expensive. There is a shop upstairs and the owner...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2016

First we got a presentation on how the various woods are put together and then sliced to make pieces of a variety of colors. They are they joined to form pictures, boxes, toys, etc. It's fascinoating to watch the skill and craftsmanship involved in this...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2015

The Hakone mosaic woodwork comes from combining various kinds of wood to create geometric shapes utilizing wood hues and grains. These are then planed down and affixed to small boxes, trays and other items. The craft dates back to the late Edo period and continues...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2015

Amazing hand-crafted wood items. We bought bookmarks, toys, trick boxes, and an art work for the wall. The area was gorgeous as well.

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Reviewed April 19, 2014

Having looked at artists' work with wood all over the world, I'd say this is one of the 3-4 best I've seen anywhere. Extremely beautiful and creative. 5th generation artist Vast array of products, from inlaid pictures & boxes, some taking up to 300 steps...More

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