cutting the log
Dimensions: 35.0cm(H) x 26.0cm(Dia) / 10.2"(H)
Diameter: 26.0cm / 10.2"
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
A very pretty shaped object.
I rotundly a log of 30 centimeters in diameter with a machine called a woodworking lathe.
It is a log but relatively compact, so it is a little difficult for adults to sit.
It also matches the atmosphere of Japanese-style rooms and western rooms.
There is a charm to admire even from a distance even from the vicinity. How about the one point of the interior of the room?
■ What's Gorotans?
Series work that is cut out from the log called "Gorotans."
The reason why it is "bent and hard to use" and "irregular" when I cut down a tree
The base part of the tree which is left behind is called "Gorotan" in the industry term.
It takes a long time for such a large log to return to the soil
In the meantime, if it is swept away by rain or sediment disaster, there is a risk that accumulates large damage to rivers and dams.
It becomes so wonderful when the hand is added to phlegm about being treated such a hindrance.
I hope that even those that are not usually worth it will be able to make a very worthwhile effort by changing their perspective.
■ "What you think is good from the heart" to the next generation
We want to use good things for a long time.
There are four conditions in our work.
*Life is enriched
*Things that don't get bored
*To be able to fix
It is durable, and the mind is a little more than usual when there is it, and the design which makes you want to touch it is simple, and I try to make such a thing that can be used for a long time by fixing it even when it is broken by any chance.
■ Three Services
"I want you to choose to find a partner and raise it like a child."
Materials: Japanese cedar
finish: Bees Wax
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Hometown: Toyama, Japan
Lives and Works: Kumamoto, Japan
Since I moved to Kumamoto 2013, I started to do my own woodworking.
I had a request for a large wooden playground equipment from a kindergarten in 2014, and I made a pool of a large log slide and 3000 wood balls.
2016 Start making a stool "gorotans" from the log.
2017 joint Exhibition "40 People of wood Furniture exhibition" (Nagoya)
2018 Solo Exhibition "Gorotans" (White Cube in Nagoya)
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