Nobuyuki-san Wood Carving Craftsman Japan

3 10 2010

Nobuyuki Takahashi a master wood carver (Sasano Ittobori). Nobuyuki-san has been carving Otakapoppo for 35 years now and highly recognized in Japan and around the world for his craftsmanship skills. Although Nobuyuki Takahashi pieces are simple, it takes a great deal of skill to create objects of the highest quality. His travels took him to Disneyland in Calif., on six different occasions, where his demonstrations were popular and onlookers were full of curiosity as they watched him create a bird with a layer of beautiful feathers using only his chisel and a log. We hope your inspired by Nobuyuki Takahashi skills. To See the complete video please visit Go The Distance TV. You will also find other interesting videos here from Japan.





Yonezawa Station Japan Arrival

2 10 2010

Here is a little of what arriving in Yonezawa Japan is like after trains, plains and automobiles and 27 hours after the the start.





Tsubasa – that world famous Japan bullet train

2 10 2010

Here is what arriving in Tokyo Terminal station after trains, planes and automobiles and 27 hours of travel.





Arrival Tokyo Terminal Station

2 10 2010

Here is a look at my arrival at Tokyo Japan terminal station after trains, planes and automobiles and 27 hours of travel.





Keeping Tradition Alive – Lobstering tradition of Days Past

8 11 2009

William Donovan has had a relationship with the sea for more than 45 years. As retired lobsterman Bill is doing his part to keep the tradition alive by using his craftsmanship skills by making “Old Fashioned Hand-Made Wooden Lobster Bouys and Traps”. We hope you enjoy Bill stories of tradition of days past.








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