Birch work experience

Birch work experience

A traditional craftwork of Semboku city’s Kakunoda district which uses Yamazakura's leather, and started as samurai's in-house workers during the Edo period. Enjoy making birch work that is designated as the "traditional craftwork" of the country.

  • Birch work experience-1
  • Birch work experience-2
All year
Opening time
9:00 to 5:00 *Excluding New Year's holidays
Required time
About 2 hours
Main places, etc.
Denshokan Museum
1 person 5,000 JPY/2 person group 2,500 JPY
3 person group 2,300 JPY
4 person group 2,000 JPY 
5 people or more 1,700 JPY
*Fees are per person
Advanced reservation advisability
Please make a reservation 5 days in advance.
*Cancellation after confirmation on the previous day will require full payment of the experience fee (negotiable)
Available personnel
Maximum wall hangings 100 people
Maximum coasters 100 people
Implementing organization
Senboku-shi Akita-ken Ministry of Agriculture
Agricultural mountain village experience design room
Contact destination
Zip 014-0592
47 Kobota, Nishiki-cho, Kamiarai, Senboku-shi, Akita-ken
e-mail sembokugt@
(In Japanese only)

Comments from the experienced!

  • Very Japanese! The smell of the wood is wonderful!