This page features frequently asked questions about By Hand Wood Workshop, where we mainly make furniture, craft items, and wood carvings by hand, as well as the answers to those questions.
If you have any questions, we recommend checking below.
If you don’t see your question here, feel free to contact us directly.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Workshop
Please use the contact form to let us know when you would like to visit, as well as the nature of the visit.
Please fill out the contact form to let us know what you would like to learn about, the number of people who would be visiting, the number of days you would be visiting for, and how much woodworking experience you have. Please note that we do not provide instruction for people with no prior woodworking experience.
Items are currently only available for sale at the workshop and exhibitions.
(Certain small craft items can also be seen on display at Inoue Hamono in Tokyo and Ecole in Toyama.)
• How to Purchase
Books are sold with payment in advance. Please contact us via the contact form to place your order, then send cash via registered mail for payment.
• Paradise of Follies: ¥3,200 + tax + shipping (per copy)
• Journey of Drawing: ¥2,600 + tax + shipping (per copy)
• Address to Send Cash To
By Hand Wood Workshop
375-1 Fuchu-machi Sotowano, Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture 939-2632
Yes, we accept orders. If possible, we ask that you please visit our workshop at some point, as well. To place an order, please use the contact form.
Please use the contact form to let us know the type and details of the event, including date, venue, intended audience, number of people, etc. and we will get back to you.
• Talks on woodworking techniques
• Talks on finding ideas (inspiration from traces of the past)
• Talks on building working environments
Frequently Asked Questions about Our YouTube Channel (tracestudy)
We have thought about it, but for the time being, YouTube’s automatic translation feature is the only option available.
We have thought about perhaps doing videos about how to sharpen special types of blades, or showing the production process for one of our spoons.
Our workshop does not sell tools.
4. Is it possible to see the workplace, tools, and Japanese tool techniques shown in the videos for myself?
Please contact us using the contact form to ask about visiting the workshop.
We do not currently respond to YouTube comments. We prefer to use this website as much as possible to share questions.