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Forum topic by brentmore posted 03-03-2013 07:40 AM 664 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-03-2013 07:40 AM

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Hello internet friends,

I’m finishing up a great assignment in Hawaii and will take the opportunity to take a few weeks off in Japan while I’m out here in the Pacific before I head back mainland. I’m interested in take a few tours of some workshops or museums while I’m there. Is anyone familiar with any wood-related attractions over there? I’ve found only one so far: Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum. Thanks!

-- Brent,

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#1 posted 03-03-2013 10:11 AM

If you are in Pennsylvania, George Nakashima’s family has tours through his old home and workshop.

So are you leaving Hawaii?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-03-2013 09:41 PM


But, I wish you a great time LOOKING!

Take care.

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#3 posted 03-03-2013 10:00 PM

Monte – yep… It’s time to leave Hawaii. I’ve had a great time here but it’s time to move on. Can’t wait to be back on the mainland: more tool options, more wood options, and more chances to learn something.

We plan on spending most of our time outside of Tokyo, mainly in Kyoto, Hiroshima and Osaka. Been looking forward to it for a while.

-- Brent,

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