- TRADITIONAL CRAFTS - Banshu Miki Uchihamono

TRADITIONAL CRAFTS

Banshu, Miki’s excellent technology and technique regarding steel cutting tools has been passed down from the Edo Period. The tools were designated as "national traditional crafts" in the eighth year of the Heisei era.

Saws, chisels, planes, trowels, and small knives which were designated by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (presently the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).

Presently, we have 13 members who have been certified as traditional craftsmen* in our association in 2018, 30th year of the Heisei era.

*Traditional craftsman is …a person who has passed the examination conducted by the Traditional Craft Industry Promotion Association (state examination).