Posts Tagged ‘Kitayama Keihoku area

京都北山林業伝統技法「本仕込」研修会 – 尾島組

京都北山林業伝統技法「本仕込」研修会 – 尾島組

私は今年も京都北山の中源株式曾社「本仕込」研修会に参加しました。このイベントでは尾島俊明氏の尾島組の「本仕込」作業を見えます。尾島俊明氏は北山の「本仕込」の事を説明した時に私はiPhoneでビデオを撮りましたので、OpenKyotoYouTubeで共有します。

Kyoto Kitayama Lumberjack Sushi

Kyoto Kitayama Lumberjack Sushi

To make this sushi, in addition to a kitchen, a woodshop is required! Masakazu Hatadan runs a bento and catering shop in the rural mountain village of Keihoku an hour drive up from the ancient capital. This is Kitayama Sugi (cedar) country and a station town on the old Saba-kaido (Mackerel Highway). Several years ago …

Kyoto Kitayama Sugi ‘Meiboku’ Hand Carved Chopsticks

Kyoto Kitayama Sugi ‘Meiboku’ Hand Carved Chopsticks

Yesterday I was back up in Kitayama, the North Mountains of Kyoto, working on my new ‘lumberjack’ project. My associate took me to meet an 8th generation ‘lumberjack’ that produces logs that sell for about $20,000! Kitayama is famous for these cedar wood logs that are used for the tokonoma decorative alcove in traditional Japanese …

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