He created a western building “church” using Japanese tools.

Japanese tools are made of wood and iron and can be freely transformed to suit our needs.

Japanese tools are arranged according to the shape of the church, and I felt the versatility of Japanese tools and the flexible adaptability of the Japanese people.

this is a book that clearly shows that Japanese tools can be used for a wide range of purposes, not limited to them.


Yosuke Tetsukawa’s carpenter’s tool Wisdom and ingenuity engraved in a church in Nagasaki
鉄川与助の大工道具 長崎の教会堂に刻まれた知恵と工夫



At Suikoushya, we share traditional Japanese woodworking techniques and skills. Since it is a small group system, we will provide guidance tailored to each individual’s skills, from beginners to woodworking professionals. Please join us!
I look forward to sharing fine woodworking with you.

One month Japanese woodworking classes


Recommended books:Yosuke Tetsukawa’s carpenter’s tool