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.
- Chinese wood: 1,500 yen to 3,500 yen
- Wood and eel (Enju): 2,300 yen to 5,000 yen
Received the National Mall Promotion Association Federation President's Award at the 2007 National Recommended Tourism Souvenir Committee.
Purchase timber and lumber, dry (about 1 year) → processing → finish
Iwate Prefecture Tono City Toho Town Tochigi 18