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Local Foodie Night Craft Sake Bar Crawl
Close enough from KYOTO ! Please read detailed guest review to get to know more about my tour! "One of the tapas bar is historical 80 YEARS OLD classic Japanese tapas bar! Point 1. Experience of this bar crawl will walk around deep side of Osaka, If you’re looking for "off the beaten path" munchies experience beyond Namba or Doutonbori area in Osaka, HERE is for YOU who wanna glimpse what a real local night life is. Point 2. Let me take you to three SPECIAL standing bar which most of them are originally opened as "liquor store" turned out to be a "Tapas Bar". Great things that we will have quality food/drinks as very reasonable price! Average cost is about 6000 Yen ($46/€42ish) in TOTAL 3 restaurant. Point 3. You will encounter a bunch of flavorful food/drinks surrounded by full of local. You will be fit in well to local life without language barrier. I'll order your favorite taste which something "adventurous" and sure fire food like seasonal sashimi or variety of meat and veggies. If you find your favorite sake, you can buy a bottle in order to have your souvenir! Let's enjoy the night out together like a local. besides, I would like to talk about culture differences! I am music, movies and nature lover. Other things to note Food and drinks are NOT included in the tour fee. Vegetarian friendly! LGBTQ friendly!
Traditional Kyoto-style Bookmaking
" Book Binding Workshop" 1. select book cover ( you can choose from our collection of old kimono textile / old cloth textile / varieties of fabrics ) 2. stitch the interior pages of the book by hand 3. cut the edge of the book to size 4. measure the book cover & other materials 5. set and arrange all paper and make book cover 6. assemble the interior of the book and book cover 7. press by hot iron with candle 8. use pressing tools to press book 9. glue on the cover of the book -finish- Other things to note If you are the family, we are very welcome. Under 5years old children might be difficult to have standard corse. In that case, embossing class would be better ( please check another workshop of mine!
Osaka Mountain Hike and Trout Fishing
Do you want to experience Japanese nature deeply? How about hiking a holly and historical mountain, Mt. Kongo in Osaka? We take train and bus for total one hour to the mountain. In the beginning, you feel nature by tasting fresh mountain water. Also, you can stop by a genuine tofu shop which serves delicious soy milk. There are several popular courses, but I lead you to a secret one. On the course, you hike for 2 hours and experience various things like ・Walking along a beautiful creek, ・Climbing rocks (Don't worry. It is just few steps), ・Being impressed by 3 waterfalls, ・Going up a creek by hopping stones, and more! On the peak, you will enjoy the spectacular scenery, and have a light meal like a rice ball and a cup noodle. I also show you a temple (at the summit!) and a miracle elder couple cedar. On the way down, we take the main course for 1 hour and greet other hikers. At last, you enjoy fishing for rainbow trouts at a fishing ground. Surprisingly, you eat caught fresh fish in two delicious ways ( grilled and fried ) for lunch at an on-site restaurant. ※A light meal and lunch are not included. ※We meet up at Abenobashi station at 7:50 or 8:50. ※Depending on the situation such as bad weather and your condition, the course is subject to be altered. ※This is available in winter. It would be snowy from mid of December to February. Crampons are provided.
Making Soba Noodles at Temple in Osaka
You can experience traditional Japanese soba making at a historic temple and sample the soba you made yourself. And, You can also visit the main hall of the temple and the Buddha statue. We run this classroom in a small team and strive to provide a special experience and a calm time. You can feel the warm and private time when you return to your parents' house. Other notes Please note that buckwheat is made from buckwheat flour and some people may not be able to eat it due to allergies. *If there is no opened date and time which you want to join, please contact me.
Tea ceremony by qualified tea master
Information Prices tend to be high in the world, but the Japan price of our classroom has not changed from the past. In the January 2023 issue of Nagomi, a tea ceremony at a temple in Kyoto, which our classroom will hold in February, was published in tea ceremony magazine. Many customers have made reservations for January 2023. This month, we received an offer of a cultural experience in our classroom from the world's most rated five-star hotel. In January 2023, students will come to the classroom to practice. The tea ceremony masters in our classroom are tea masters with very difficult tea ceremony qualifications. In January 2021, Japanese culture precious wood was nominated for the Travel & Hospitality Awards. In March 2021,Japanese culture precious wood was selected as the winner of the Travel & Hospitality Awards Learning Experience of the Year in Japan. In the classroom experience . 1.Wear a new kimono and take it home 2.Tea ceremony by qualified tea master 3.Wear a new kimono and take it home and Tea ceremony In this experience . (1)A lecture by a highly qualified tea master. (2)Tea ceremony The guidance of the person in charge can only experience here. Other things to note There is an additional charge if you are late for the experience time. There is an additional charge for the kimono experience.

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Stamp-Book Making & Explore with Maestro
" Temple Stamp Book ( Gosyuincho ) making @ bookmaking studio 1. Choose one for your book ( enjoy our beautiful collection of vintage kimono textile / cloth textile / varieties of fabrics ) 2. Making the interior page by Washi papers ( temple special style ) learning technic with special blush & glue for the book 3. Listen to the story how the craftsmanship are in Kyoto watching old machine works 4. Measure the book cover, other materials & cut those to the size 5. Highlight : learn how to make the Book-cover with bamboo & paper in traditional way ” Embossing ”  We offer you the special opportunity to use our special machine & letterpresses, Those are you can’t experience anywhere in the world because the machine was made for the professionals and enough old. Some of them are the last forms in the world actually. Of corse, you need practices to get the point before embossing your own books using golden leaf ( or other colors like silver, red, blue, white ) –finish “Explore ( Let’s go out from studio ! ) “ About 5mins walking up to the shrine to get the first stamp by monks at shrines or temples neighbors. On the way, the road ( so called, Monster Street ) itself is enough historic, meaningful and interesting. The craftsman, Kimono maker and old shops around corner. Experience real Kyoto ! Other things to note It’s better to join the class before visiting some temples & shrines if you collect stumps there. Good matching to family activity !! Great & Only one souvenir with you when you leave local & professional studio.
For Book Lovers! Kyoto Craft Workshop
Session 1 " Book Binding Workshop" 1. select book cover ( you can choose from our collection of old kimono textile / old cloth textile / varieties of fabrics ) 2. stitch the interior pages of the book by hand 3. cut the edge of the book to size 4. measure the book cover & other materials 5. set and arrange all paper and make book cover 6. assemble the interior of the book and book cover 7. press by hot iron with candle 8. use pressing tools to press book 9. glue on the cover of the book Session 2 ” Embossing ”  1. choose one or two words from Name/ Date/ Kyoto. Or, one line of your expression like poem or philosophy. 2. choose letter style from letter presses ( Western or Japanese/ Kanji -old Chinese characters ) 3. design to set letter press on the back page of your book cover 4. practice the technic of embossing several times 5. try to emboss with golden leaf ( silver / other colors ) please check photos for each process. -finish Other things to note This course is best suited for adults and families with kids over 13 yrs. old. If you’d like to enjoy a more family oriented class please choose our other course Traditional Kyoto Style Bookmaking.
Eat your way through Osaka! Food Tour
This 3hr long walking tour involves 6 food stops and a little sightseeing that covers many iconic landmarks and hidden spots along with the history behind them. You will try several kinds of unique food loved by locals in Osaka for decades. You’ll also have 2 types of desserts (one traditional & one contemporary “traditional”) from the most popular confectionaries favored by locals. I will explain the background of each food you’ll try and link it to Osaka or Japan more broadly. Through this culinary experience, you will certainly come to understand the character of Osaka. And I also guarantee that you'll be full before leaving the tour as said in the proverb Kuidaore! *Food Allergies & Restrictions Osaka is known as the kingdom of carb-rich food. All the food provided on this tour contains wheat flour or fish based broth. For those on a gluten-free or vegan diet, this tour is not suitable. Also, please be advised that this tour cannot accommodate anyone with severe food allergies that can cause illness or life threatening situations. This is because dietary issues are not very common in Japan, and many restaurants and food shops are not aware of cross contamination / contact and thus cross contamination CANNOT be avoided. **Daytime version You'll get a Wagyu beef skewer instead of Sushi. Other things to note Osaka is known as the kingdom of carb-rich food, so most local food is made from WHEAT FLOUR. Also, many traditional dishes in Japan use a FISH based broth. BOTH are included on the tour.
Kendo experience inside the Osaka Castle
Step right in to the Samurai world at the foot of the largest castle in Japan. “OSAKA Castle KENDO Experience" is for families, group or individuals who have desire to learn the BUSHIDO ("WAY OF SAMURAI") values through experiencing the traditional martial arts, KENDO (WAY OF SWORD). BUSHIDO values are the foundational behavioral and moral codes that formed the basics of Japanese mind. At the start of the experience, you will get dressed up with Kendo uniform, then learn the basic gestures, movements and skills by the instruction of a professional Kendo player, who started Kendo from his childhood.After that, you will wear all the Kendo armors and practice all the skills with your team members. The instructor will teach you everything in English. Q&A is always welcomed during the workshop. It is a very safe family activity but exciting enough to meet your adventurous expectation! Other things to note Please be prepared for training, bring some water and take care.
Let's make deco-rolled sushi&eat!
We will make a deco rolled sushi. Deco rolled sushi is very artistic and popular because of cute characters and winding of beautiful paintings. It is a fun and delicious experience! I will teach the basic of unwinding such as amount of rice and vinegar, how to use the sushi-mat, how to handle seaweed, how to put rice and how to cut sushi. Even those who do not have confidence can make beautiful rollings. While eating the sushi we made, I would like to talk as much as possible about questions on deco rolling as well as other questions about Japan and sights of Osaka. Other things to note Please make your reservation 2 days in advance. Please come to the apartment by yourself. Please contact me if you do not understand

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Local Foodie Night Craft Sake Bar Crawl
Close enough from KYOTO ! Please read detailed guest review to get to know more about my tour! "One of the tapas bar is historical 80 YEARS OLD classic Japanese tapas bar! Point 1. Experience of this bar crawl will walk around deep side of Osaka, If you’re looking for "off the beaten path" munchies experience beyond Namba or Doutonbori area in Osaka, HERE is for YOU who wanna glimpse what a real local night life is. Point 2. Let me take you to three SPECIAL standing bar which most of them are originally opened as "liquor store" turned out to be a "Tapas Bar". Great things that we will have quality food/drinks as very reasonable price! Average cost is about 6000 Yen ($46/€42ish) in TOTAL 3 restaurant. Point 3. You will encounter a bunch of flavorful food/drinks surrounded by full of local. You will be fit in well to local life without language barrier. I'll order your favorite taste which something "adventurous" and sure fire food like seasonal sashimi or variety of meat and veggies. If you find your favorite sake, you can buy a bottle in order to have your souvenir! Let's enjoy the night out together like a local. besides, I would like to talk about culture differences! I am music, movies and nature lover. Other things to note Food and drinks are NOT included in the tour fee. Vegetarian friendly! LGBTQ friendly!
Traditional Kyoto-style Bookmaking
" Book Binding Workshop" 1. select book cover ( you can choose from our collection of old kimono textile / old cloth textile / varieties of fabrics ) 2. stitch the interior pages of the book by hand 3. cut the edge of the book to size 4. measure the book cover & other materials 5. set and arrange all paper and make book cover 6. assemble the interior of the book and book cover 7. press by hot iron with candle 8. use pressing tools to press book 9. glue on the cover of the book -finish- Other things to note If you are the family, we are very welcome. Under 5years old children might be difficult to have standard corse. In that case, embossing class would be better ( please check another workshop of mine!
Kyoto Tour in One Day, See All of ElevenTop Sights
【New release at a special price】 Kyoto city is full of tourist spots, it's a kind of amusement park itself. But the transportation is so complicated even for Japanese people. Then tourists may visit 5-6 tourist spots in one day. But through this experience, we will take you to the most popular tourist spots in Kyoto, in one day! You have a chance to take photos of very beautiful scenery though this tour. Example of itinerary 1 Meet in front of the Exit of JR Saga-Arashiyama station. 2 Arashiyama: Beautiful bamboo forest and Japanese nature. 3 Ride the Randen Tram Line: Cute local small tram. 4 Ryoan-ji Temple: The stone garden here became famous because Queen Elizabeth visited here and praised it. 5 Lunch: Eat at a Sushi-go-round! (Sushi, Ramen, Kara-Age, Beer, Mochi too!) 6 Kinkakuji Temple: The famous golden temple! 7 Kyoto Imperial Palace: This place preserves the look and ambiance of the Palace as it had been in the time of Japan's ancient imperial dynasties. 8 Fushimi Inari Shrine: The No.1 sightseeing spot chosen by overseas customers! It is famous for the Torii corridor. 9 Sanjusangendo: The sight of 1,000 Buddhist statues lined up is a sight to behold! 10 Kiyomizu Temple: The most popular tourist spot for Japanese tourists. 11 Sanneizaka: Souvenir shops lined up this pedestrian road. 12 Yasaka Pagoda: A major symbol of Kyoto. 13 Gion area: The beauty of local life
Osaka Mountain Hike and Trout Fishing
Do you want to experience Japanese nature deeply? How about hiking a holly and historical mountain, Mt. Kongo in Osaka? We take train and bus for total one hour to the mountain. In the beginning, you feel nature by tasting fresh mountain water. Also, you can stop by a genuine tofu shop which serves delicious soy milk. There are several popular courses, but I lead you to a secret one. On the course, you hike for 2 hours and experience various things like ・Walking along a beautiful creek, ・Climbing rocks (Don't worry. It is just few steps), ・Being impressed by 3 waterfalls, ・Going up a creek by hopping stones, and more! On the peak, you will enjoy the spectacular scenery, and have a light meal like a rice ball and a cup noodle. I also show you a temple (at the summit!) and a miracle elder couple cedar. On the way down, we take the main course for 1 hour and greet other hikers. At last, you enjoy fishing for rainbow trouts at a fishing ground. Surprisingly, you eat caught fresh fish in two delicious ways ( grilled and fried ) for lunch at an on-site restaurant. ※A light meal and lunch are not included. ※We meet up at Abenobashi station at 7:50 or 8:50. ※Depending on the situation such as bad weather and your condition, the course is subject to be altered. ※This is available in winter. It would be snowy from mid of December to February. Crampons are provided.
Making Soba Noodles at Temple in Osaka
You can experience traditional Japanese soba making at a historic temple and sample the soba you made yourself. And, You can also visit the main hall of the temple and the Buddha statue. We run this classroom in a small team and strive to provide a special experience and a calm time. You can feel the warm and private time when you return to your parents' house. Other notes Please note that buckwheat is made from buckwheat flour and some people may not be able to eat it due to allergies. *If there is no opened date and time which you want to join, please contact me.
Tea ceremony by qualified tea master
Information Prices tend to be high in the world, but the Japan price of our classroom has not changed from the past. In the January 2023 issue of Nagomi, a tea ceremony at a temple in Kyoto, which our classroom will hold in February, was published in tea ceremony magazine. Many customers have made reservations for January 2023. This month, we received an offer of a cultural experience in our classroom from the world's most rated five-star hotel. In January 2023, students will come to the classroom to practice. The tea ceremony masters in our classroom are tea masters with very difficult tea ceremony qualifications. In January 2021, Japanese culture precious wood was nominated for the Travel & Hospitality Awards. In March 2021,Japanese culture precious wood was selected as the winner of the Travel & Hospitality Awards Learning Experience of the Year in Japan. In the classroom experience . 1.Wear a new kimono and take it home 2.Tea ceremony by qualified tea master 3.Wear a new kimono and take it home and Tea ceremony In this experience . (1)A lecture by a highly qualified tea master. (2)Tea ceremony The guidance of the person in charge can only experience here. Other things to note There is an additional charge if you are late for the experience time. There is an additional charge for the kimono experience.
Kyoto Tour in first Day, See All of Twelve Top Sights
【New release at a special price】 Kyoto city is full of tourist spots, it's a kind of amusement park itself. But the transportation is so complicated even for Japanese people. Then tourists may visit 5-6 tourist spots in one day. But through this experience, we will take you to the most popular tourist spots in Kyoto, in one day! You have a chance to take photos of very beautiful scenery though this tour. Example of itinerary 1 Meet in front of the Exit of JR Saga-Arashiyama station. 2 Arashiyama: Beautiful bamboo forest and Japanese nature. 3 Ride the Randen Tram Line: Cute local small tram. 4 Ryoan-ji Temple: The stone garden here became famous because Queen Elizabeth visited here and praised it. 5 Lunch: Eat at a Sushi-go-round! (Sushi, Ramen, Kara-Age, Beer, Mochi too!) 6 Kinkakuji Temple: The famous golden temple! 7 Kyoto Imperial Palace: This place preserves the look and ambiance of the Palace as it had been in the time of Japan's ancient imperial dynasties. 8 Fushimi Inari Shrine: The No.1 sightseeing spot chosen by overseas customers! It is famous for the Torii corridor. 9 Sanjusangendo: The sight of 1,000 Buddhist statues lined up is a sight to behold! 10 Kiyomizu Temple: The most popular tourist spot for Japanese tourists. 11 Sanneizaka: Souvenir shops lined up this pedestrian road. 12 Yasaka Pagoda: A major symbol of Kyoto. 13 Gion area: The beauty of local life
Stamp-Book Making & Explore with Maestro
" Temple Stamp Book ( Gosyuincho ) making @ bookmaking studio 1. Choose one for your book ( enjoy our beautiful collection of vintage kimono textile / cloth textile / varieties of fabrics ) 2. Making the interior page by Washi papers ( temple special style ) learning technic with special blush & glue for the book 3. Listen to the story how the craftsmanship are in Kyoto watching old machine works 4. Measure the book cover, other materials & cut those to the size 5. Highlight : learn how to make the Book-cover with bamboo & paper in traditional way ” Embossing ”  We offer you the special opportunity to use our special machine & letterpresses, Those are you can’t experience anywhere in the world because the machine was made for the professionals and enough old. Some of them are the last forms in the world actually. Of corse, you need practices to get the point before embossing your own books using golden leaf ( or other colors like silver, red, blue, white ) –finish “Explore ( Let’s go out from studio ! ) “ About 5mins walking up to the shrine to get the first stamp by monks at shrines or temples neighbors. On the way, the road ( so called, Monster Street ) itself is enough historic, meaningful and interesting. The craftsman, Kimono maker and old shops around corner. Experience real Kyoto ! Other things to note It’s better to join the class before visiting some temples & shrines if you collect stumps there. Good matching to family activity !! Great & Only one souvenir with you when you leave local & professional studio.
Create Chewy Udon & Soup from scratch
You'll learn how to make both the most delicious udon and dashi in Japan from scratch, and enjoy the udon with two ways of eating such as hot udon and the chilled one. We have various kinds of udon in Japan, and each region has original udon actually. The udon you'll make is the most famous and the most popular in Japan because of its elasticity. You'll use not only hands but also feet to make udon strong chewy. This is the traditional recipe, but only this udon. And also, you'll learn how to make Osaka-style Japanese soup stock. Umami comes from the Osaka soup stock culture, and the Osaka-style broth is the most delicious. We chose this best combination so that you could enjoy the best udon in Japan. And more, You'll learn how to make one more side dish using the leftover ingredients after filtering soup. We're sure that you will be amazed at its deliciously as well as SDGs idea. We use high-quality ingredients and seasonings so that you can enjoy the best Udon dishes in this experience. In the process of boiling the udon noodles, the udon noodles are not boiled individually. We boil the udon noodles of all the guests together. If you do not prefer this way, please make a reservation for private. If you have any allergies or food restrictions, please let me know in advance. I'll prepare for you separately.  Please come in casual clothes which you'd not mind getting dirty.
只要走点路,在岚山也能看到具有四百年历史的茅葺合掌古建筑。
去过岚山的人也许很多,但他们总是会疏忽去访问一下那个秘境——奥嵯峨。OKUSAGA——一个很优雅很有气质的地方。 我们从岚山公园出发,在周恩来总理的题碑前,留个念。 再从竹林穿过荷塘。接着去愛宕古道。 (这就是我要带你们去的地方。听着鸟声,漫着轻快的步伐,沿路您会发现许多好店铺,其实应该说是隐居小店,深有品味。人很少很清静。您可以拥有自己的空间,不被时间追赶,慢慢地悠闲散步。时而可以停下脚步,深呼吸一下,定会感受到大地自然的清新气息。) 途中经过隐居味特浓的“狸”陶苑。 然后去观赏一下青苔庭园,它美得让你无法呼吸。 逐渐我们会走进嵯峨的传统建造物保存地区,在日本唯一一家手工制作蚕茧娃娃的老店里,可以亲身体验制作茧娃娃。 然后前往具有四百年历史的茅葺合掌香鱼老客栈。推荐樱花糯米饼和志恩子米饼。 最后我们去的是清滝川附近的愛宕寺。因为它远离岚山的中心,所以人很少,而且在山上,青苔绿得深而丽。值得一访的地方,并是拍照留念的好场所。 这块名叫“高雄”的地方,并且是京都有数的枫叶名胜地区。 其他注意事项 因为是散步型旅行,所以请穿合脚的运动鞋或平跟鞋,以免劳累。
Come to my house to cook Jingjin cuisine, vegetarian vegan
我可以在JR 「太秦站」或是岚电 「有栖川站」接你们。 开始上课的方式---首先说明一下今天的菜谱,用什么调味料,食材来做素食料理。 接下来,先教客人怎么做高汤。每个人亲自做所有的菜。做好了后一起聊着吃饭。吃饭了后喝着三种烘焙茶吃我做的甜点。 我希望客人回家后能做同样的菜! 其他注意事项 ●若有您想做的菜,請提前告訴我,按照您的希望授课。其它的料理,没有指定的话,我自行安排。 ●若您不想和其他人一起上课的话,您可以包场体验。 包场费---20000日元, 1~3人参加都可以。
Sake tasting on sake brewery tour in Osaka
・To have the longest history of breweries in Osaka Osaka has twenty breweries. Naniwa sake brewery established in Edo era and has the oldest history in Osaka. Naniwa sake brewery has the history for over 300 years and the skills has been handed down. We can brew delicious sake by the skill in dynamically changing time. ・To brew hand-made Japanese sake with all our hearts Large companies use machines to make sake. However, It is human power not machines that judges a little different condition of rice, water, temperature or humidity. Naniwa sake brewery is dedicated to making hand-made sake which blends sweet taste, sour taste, dry taste, bitter taste and astringent taste into one by manpower and doesn't use machines. we brew the sake experts on sake recognize because of our history and hand-made way. Our sake is popular with sake retailers or restaurants. Let's try the taste of our sake experts on sake accept. This brewery is also designated as a tangible cultural property. Please take a look at the Japanese-style room and garden with history and tradition. Contents of the tour (There are other guests, so please be careful not to be late.) 1. Talk about sake from the brewery 2. Tour of Japanese garden and tea room 3. Sake brewery tour 4. Sake tasting If you have a favorite drink, please purchase it.
Osaka& Nara Photography Experience
Beautifully shoot a fun time with the scenery of Osaka in the background You can experience the location shooting while feeling the cityscape of Osaka, the history around Nara, and the gourmet petite guided tour, and you can enjoy it twice as much. Osaka Castle, which is also a symbol of Osaka, and historical buildings that are also important cultural properties. Besides Osaka, historic Nara is also a popular location. Take photos at all 6 popular sightseeing spots! Take a walk and take a photo of all 6 popular spots such as Osaka Castle, Osaka Temmangu, Yasaka Shrine, Nara Park, Mt. Wakakusa, and Keitakuen Garden in 1 hour!
Making Mochi Party on new year's eve!
First, we're gonna prepare to make mochi. And explain how to make mochi. Usually we use tools(stone bowl and wooden hummer) for making mochi. But this time we use a machine to make it. maybe it's not a traditional way. But the machine is still working almost 40 years. I think it's also a traditional machine making. After that, we're gonna make our own mochi and tasting mochi with some ingredients. We're also gonna make "Oshiruko". Oshiruko is Red beans soup with mochi. If you had plenty, we can share them you can't eat during party. You can bring it up for your journey. On December 31, trains will be working all night long. So you don't need to care about time! The ending time of experience is about 9:00pm. But It's allowed to stay here after the experience:) We're gonna stay here until midnight or morning on January 1, new year day. Let's enjoy together! Other things to note We don't recommend to join if you don't like share something like food, ingredients and tools.
For Book Lovers! Kyoto Craft Workshop
Session 1 " Book Binding Workshop" 1. select book cover ( you can choose from our collection of old kimono textile / old cloth textile / varieties of fabrics ) 2. stitch the interior pages of the book by hand 3. cut the edge of the book to size 4. measure the book cover & other materials 5. set and arrange all paper and make book cover 6. assemble the interior of the book and book cover 7. press by hot iron with candle 8. use pressing tools to press book 9. glue on the cover of the book Session 2 ” Embossing ”  1. choose one or two words from Name/ Date/ Kyoto. Or, one line of your expression like poem or philosophy. 2. choose letter style from letter presses ( Western or Japanese/ Kanji -old Chinese characters ) 3. design to set letter press on the back page of your book cover 4. practice the technic of embossing several times 5. try to emboss with golden leaf ( silver / other colors ) please check photos for each process. -finish Other things to note This course is best suited for adults and families with kids over 13 yrs. old. If you’d like to enjoy a more family oriented class please choose our other course Traditional Kyoto Style Bookmaking.
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