What you'll do
A long time ago the Japanese used to use a cup to measure out things you'd buy at a store. This cup was square and made from a special wood called "Hinoki" (Japanese False Cypress) It was called "masu" and the quantity was equal to one days portion of rice. Later the cup would come to be used as a vessel to drink cold sake. The corners were made using "finger joints" and the whole thing was glued together using rice glue. In this workshop we will make and decorate mini-Masu drinking cups using hinoki and faux-finger joints. You'll learn about woodworking and put your name in katakana with our wood-burner or paint. When the food safe waterproof glue drys you'll be able to enjoy your cup as a great souvenir of your time in Japan for many years to come.
Ryan And Fumi
This Ryan here with another wonderful workshop at the Osaka Makerspace. I'm the resident craftsman and woodworker here at the space where we do projects with our customers. Woodworking, electronics, laser-cutting and art. We've been running for about one year now and we've been able to make almost 300 different projects with our guests. I hope you can join us for one of our projects or workshops.
Some tea/ soft drinks alcohol for additional charge
tools and wood gloves and aprons
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Where you'll be
Our workshop is a great space for projects. You'll be in a space filled with opportunities to make and build things. We also have a small bar if you're thirsty.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Alcohol is available but separately priced.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
WorkShop! Make a Japanese Sake Cup!