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Make Your Own Chopsticks from 1000-Year-Old Cedar in Yakushima


Cedar chopsticks with free chopstick rest

Make your own chopsticks using fragrant 1,000-year-old Yakushima cedar while enjoying the experience in Yakushima itself! A great activity for the whole family that is safe for kids.

Make your own chopsticks from Yakushima cedar. No chisels or knives will be used to sand down the chopsticks, so this activity is fun for the whole family. Use sandpaper to whittle down the chopsticks to your desired style and receive a chopstick rest as a present! After your experience, you and your family or friends can take a tour of the factory and buy some cedar souvenirs.
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Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 10:30 13:30 15:30
Starting time: 10:30 13:30 15:30
  • 10:30 Check-in at Yakushima Takeda Workshop
  • Making Your Chopsticks in Yakushima (approx 30-40 mins)
    index-photo02 Use sandpaper to shave down the wood for your chopsticks. No knives or chisels will be used so this activity is safe for kids! When you've finished making your chopsticks, you'll receive a free chopstick rest.
  • Chopsticks Complete!
    index-photo02 You'll definitely enjoy the food you eat with your own hand-made chopsticks. And hopefully, you'll be reminded of Yakushima's warm temperatures and beautiful nature.
  • Explore the Factory And Buy Some Souvenirs
    koujyou3 Take a tour of the factory at no extra cost to see the manufacturing process, Yakushima cedar handicrafts, and the materials used to make them! If you like, the staff will show you around. Enjoy the gift shop and buy the Yakushima goods with a 10% discount.
  • Check-out at Yakushima Takeda
Additional Note(s)
    • Please note that English-speaking assistance is not always available.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(1 review)

Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Availability Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat


by: Irene
The staff at Yakusugi Takeda were very friendly and helpful. The chopstick making experience didn't take long. You choose your wood pieces and sand them down. Simple, but still fun, and we're glad we ...more