Welcome to Suikoushya

Located in Arashiyama, Kyoto, "Suikoushya" is a design and construction firm.We specialize in traditional Japanese carpentery and working with traditional Japanese homes. We also enjoy sharing the knowledge and skill of japanese woodworking, therefore hosting regular workshops.I can hold workshops in your country. Please contact me.

2020 one month course in Kyoto

Suikoushya International Craft School in Kyoto  “Currently, there are several places to learn about woodworking in Japan; however, they are hosted in Japanese. Over the past few months, I have learned that there are many people who wish to study

2021 One month course in Marseille, France.

For 2021, the Japanese woodworking school will be held in Marseille, France. Currently, there are several places to learn about woodworking in Japan; however, they are hosted in Japanese. Over the past few months, I have learned that there are many

Student’s Experience

“I was first interested in how the Japanese could make fabulous joinery and shave thin shavings. I dug deeper and became even more fascinated by the philosophy behind Japanese woodworking. Thus began my relentless learning from YouTube. For 2 years,

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   Q: Is a place to stay and meals provided? A: We do not provide a place to stay. We recommend finding a place through Airbnb. We are able to provide suggestions if you have trouble finding a place.

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Suikoushya representative: Takami Kawai   Hello! I am Takami Kawai, a Japanese carpenter. I am currently enjoying fine woodworking with people all over the world. It’s simple, but I will introduce myself, so please take a look.   1: The