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Masaharu Moriya Meister (bamboo work)

Last update date March 1, 2019

Masaharu Moriya(forest and Masaharu)
Bamboo work

The 1999 choice (the fourth)
Aoba Ward residence

  • It was born in 1941 and is from Yokohama-shi
  • We study in Ito basket shop
  • We found Moriya bamboo work shop in 1968

Infinite expanse to have of bamboo in form

"Of course, charm of bamboo work is material of nature called bamboo. It is flexible with simplicity beautifully and is tough. Finally, we return to soil. Good work own what use among material of such nature "have not been conscious of folkcraft. Made usability in thought, one one carefulness, as for "the bamboo, there is infinite expanse. Moriya will say, we want to make not only daily necessity but also work of art from now on.

We concentrate invention so that it is fitted with glass and does workshop to perform bamboo work lesson at local schools, and to be easy to see production process of bamboo work at store, and customer understands contents of skill.

The skill of Meister

As for the materials to use for bamboo work, a kind of thick-stemmed bamboo and common Japanese bamboo are the center.

Moriya stares at bamboo and checks the feel and ascertains materials of bamboo and uses bamboo properly depending on each use.

In addition, we sharpen gnarl and work bamboo with thing which broke each one which we broke thin lengthwise more thinly. Therefore, it is said to basics of bamboo work, "it is bamboo percent".

Moriya puts together in work which handling makes in hatchet (single edge, both blades), saw, fukusetsu rinadoo adroitness mainly and fixes width and length of bamboo.


The Yokohama breeding born in Yokohama.

In succeeding with nature while we help production, father selling of bamboo work product besides agriculture.

We acquire study in Ito basket shop of Kanagawa Ward and we become independent at 26 years old and found Moriya bamboo work shop.

Other than production of (flower basket, seikago) where it is for (winnow, Seoi basket) and decoration that it is for work of farmhouse, we deal with small tools and set by request from studio of TV station close to store.

Main receiving a prize career

  • 2045 Yokohama-shi excellence skill person commendation receiving a prize (The Mayor of Yokohama)

We can come across the skill of Meister here!

Moriya bamboo work shop
306, Kuroganecho, Aoba-ku, Yokohama-shi
Telephone: 045-971-2028

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