A training center passing the smithing techniques to the future generations
Sanjo Kaji Dojo

The site is generally used as a place where master artisans share their knowledge of traditional wood and metal working techniques with the younger generation, in addition to hosting a variety of workshops for locals and extracurricular programs for school children. During the festival, knife sharpening workshops (Experience 1) and "Young Meister" workshop (Experience 2) will be held.

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9:00-12:00
13:00-16:30


9:00-12:00
13:00-16:30


9:00-12:00
13:00-16:30


9:00-12:00
13:30-16:30
(180 minutes per)
Making Santoku knife
Capacity: 10 persons per workshop
Fee: 3,000yen
What to do: You can experience of knife making from Cold forging to sharpening.
Reservation/Inquiries: Tel 0256-34-80808080(deadline: 9/30, first-come first-serve)


9:00-12:00
13:00-16:30


9:30-11:00
13:30-15:00
(90 minutes per)
"Young Meister"workshop
Capacity: 10 persons per workshop
Fee: 100yen
What to do: Forge metal to create any shape you like.
Reservation/Inquiries: Tel 0256-34-8080(deadline: 9/30, first-come first-serve)