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.

New information

There are  3seats in the October course and 2seats in the November course in kyoto.
If you live in Japan, please join us.
And if you have a friend who is interested in Japanese woodworking, please introduce this school!
From 2021, I will open in France.
This is the last opportunity to study in Japan, so don’t miss it!
We look forward to sharing the wonderful woodwork with you.

Suikoushya original chisels 7-piece set on sale

A set of 7 original Hiramachi chisel made by a blacksmith in Kyoto! Please check this!

サイズ6mm/9mm/12mm/15mm/18mm/21mm/24mm

News about 2021 activities of Suikoushya


Updated future activities of Suikoushya.
Please check here.

Japanese woodworking one month course

Japanese woodworking one month course

  At Suikoshya, a Japanese carpenter Takami Kawai will teach you the basics of woodworking. It can be a woodworker or a beginner. The number of students is about four per month, so I will teach carefully according to the

Japanese woodworking Online course

Japanese woodworking Online course

There are currently two types of online courses. Suikoushya Torii production(ZOOM class about 6h) Suikoushya introduction of japanese hand tools (about 1h) Suikoushya Online class learning with a model 1:real construction course(about 2h) 2:joinery course(about 2h) 3:marking course(about 1h) Suikoushya

about Suikoushya

about Suikoushya

I am Takami Kawai, a Japanese carpenter.   I enjoy woodworking at the Suikoushya in Kyoto. In addition to repairing shrines and renovating old houses, we share fine woodworking with people, hold woodworking classes around the world, and hold joinery

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FAQ

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 enjoy woodworking at the Suikoushya in Kyoto. In addition to repairing shrines and renovating old houses, we share fine woodworking with people, hold woodworking classes around