Make your own izakaya-grade chopsticks with Hamidashimono

For more than 100 years, a town in Nara Prefecture has been using leftover, high-quality cypres wood from the home construction process to create disposable chopsticks. But even in this process there are leftovers: slices of wood called hamidashimono that were simply collected and burned. So a team of designers worked with local craftspeople to […]

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