About the Translation of our Homepage:Machine translation is used to translate the homepage into English.
Therefore, it may not be an accurate translation.
The content may differ from the original one of the Japanese page. We appreciate your kind understanding.

Main production area



A representative folk art of Tono engraved with the unique humorous expression of Kappa, using the woods of oak tree and enju, with Kappa appearing in many tono stories as the subject. There is also a “Kougo Kappa”, which has been well received as a souvenir.

History / History

Opened "Kirokuri" as a workshop in April 1993, and started manufacturing wood carving Kappa in earnest.

Main products

  • Chinese wood: 1,500 yen to 3,500 yen
  • Wood and eel (Enju): 2,300 yen to 5,000 yen

Award calendar

Received the National Mall Promotion Association Federation President's Award at the 2007 National Recommended Tourism Souvenir Committee.

Manufacturing process

Purchase timber and lumber, dry (about 1 year) → processing → finish

contact information

Tree cracker

〒 028-0555

Iwate Prefecture Tono City Toho Town Tochigi 18