A maker of gotoku, rain gutters and traps for vermin
YAMATOKI SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.

Founded in 1980. Producing architectural parts such as rain gutters and stoppers, they handle all stages of production at their factory, from gathering material to manufacturing, processing and packing. Working with orders of all sizes, they also provide samples made using a milling machine and grinder. Since their foundation they have been making traps for moles and mice, as well as gotokus – special equipment to place and set an iron pot or pan inside a Japanese fireplace. During the festival, they will hold a workshop where visitors can make black-coated guitar picks.

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Making original black-coated guitar picks
Limited to 10 participants
Fee: 500 yen
Participants will make stainless metal guitar picks. We hope that the participants will be interested in product making through seeing the process and operation at our factory. (There will be two locations for workshops. Participants are asked to travel between the two by their own. 30 minutes by car.

Cooperating Factories:
TM: black coating and blasting
Higuchi Kosakusho: Instructions on metal cast making and its process
Yamatoki: Pressing and engraving

The workshop schedule:
1. Pressing process at Yamatoki
2. Engraving process at Yamatoki
Move to TM by participants’ own cars
3. Blasting process at TM
4. Watch black coating at TM


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