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Shizuoka Wood-turned Products
静岡挽物 Wood turning is the process of shaping timber using a lathe. This technique is widely used to make most round wooden objects, including furniture knobs and building fixtures.
Shizuoka Wood Turning Co-op?+81(0)54-271-0502
 
As of March 28, 2008


 
Ikawa Mempa (wooden lacquered lunch box)
井川メン? Mempa means a lunch box. Farmers in Ikawa, Shizuoka, produce mempa in winter when they cannot work on the farm. Its glossiness and durability have long attracted users.
Ikawa Mempa Manufacturing Unno +81(0)54-260-2430 Mochizuki?+81(0)54-271-8224
 
As of March 28, 2008


 
Shizuhata‐yaki Pottery
賤機焼 Shizuhata pottery dates back to the late 16th century when the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu named it as it is. The "Onifuku" design with a devil outside and a face of a goddess inside has been faithfully preserved until today. Major pieces include plates and tea cups.
Shizuhata Pottery Shuka Kobo?+81(0)54-271-2480
 
As of March 28, 2008


 
Atami Camphor Woodcraft
熱海?細工 Atami crafts made of camphor wood began when a villager attracted by the fine grains of a huge fallen camphor tree used it to make daily commodities in 1837. The woodwork features fine grains, fragrance, and insect repellent property.
Atami Camphor Furniture Co-op?+81(0)55-974-3731
 
As of March 28, 2008


 
Yaizu Tools for Japanese Kyudo Archery
焼津弓道具 Archery-tool manufacturing originated in the late Muromachi Period when a follower of Takeda moved to Sunpu (currently Shizuoka) and produced arrows.? The tools are now used for Japanese archery (kyudo) and are loved by students and adults.
Japan Kyudo Archery Gear Association Shizuoka Branch?+81(0)54-643-4912
 
As of March 28, 2008


 
Kakegawa Handwoven Kudzu Fabric
掛川手織葛? This fabric (called kuzufu in Japanese) is hand-woven using arrowroot (kudzu) fibers.?Ten kilograms of kudzu vines produce only 100 grams of thread. Production began in the Kamakura Period (1185-1333) for skirts for men and formal attire for samurai warriors for horse-riding. The fabric is now made into such interior accessories as noren curtains.
Kakegawa Handwoven Kudzu Fabric Co-op +81(0)537-22-5151 (Kakegawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
 
As of March 28, 2008




Contact

Regional Industry Office, Division of Commerce and Industry, Department of Industry, Shizuoka prefectural government 9-6 Otemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka city
TEL: +81(0)54-221-2520?FAX: +81(0)54-221-2349??E-mail??chiikisangyo@pref.shizuoka.lg.jp