Kyudo Bow (Yumi) with Kanjuro Shibata

In this course each student will construct a Kyudo bow with two top layers of Japanese bamboo,...
Learn the ultimate skill of bow making with Imperial Bow Maker Kanjuro Shibata XXI. »Kyudo, the way of the bow« is a Japanese archery skill. Practised since the 16th century, its special series of movements and shooting technique are second to none. As ex
In this course each student will construct a Kyudo bow with two top layers of Japanese bamboo, two intermediate layers of Japanese hardwood, and ends (hitagi) of precious wood. Among other topics, the course covers:
  • Laying up the bow
  • Planing the layers by hand
  • Hardening the bamboo
  • Gluing and shaping using a binding technique
  • Sighting
  • Finishing
  • Attaching the leather grip (ton)
  • Application and adjustment of the string (tsuru) The course will close with an introduction to shooting technique.
     
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    Kanjuro Shibata XXI

    Kanjuro Shibata XXI, adopted son and successor of Kanjuro Shibata XX, was officially awarded the title of Imperial Bow Maker in 1994. Since then he has continued the legacy of this bow maker family in its 21st generation. As well as making kyudo bows in his fathers workshop in Kyoto, he also teaches in the Heki-Ryu Bishu Chikurin-Ha school in Europe.Kanjuro Shibata XXI

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    Workshop-centre Niederalteich

    A haven for traditional crafts!

    A mere 10 minutes drive from our company headquarters in Plattling, it is situated idyllically between the river Danube and the Natural Reserve Bavarian Forest and offers ideal conditions for undisturbed creative work.

    The former stable of the Monastery Niederalteich is optimally equipped with

    • Bench room,
    • Turning workshop,
    • Sharpening room,
    • Machine room,
    • Kitchen and Sanitary rooms.

     


    DICTUM-Kurswerkstatt
    St. Ursulaweg 19
    94557 Niederalteich



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    • Qualification Good woodworking skills and basic knowledge of bow making.
    • Duration 8 days
    • Info Material included (290 €).
    • Participants 10
    • Language English with German translation
    • Instructor Kanjuro Shibata XXI
    • Course Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Date 26.05 - 02.06
    • Location St.-Ursulaweg 19, 94557 Niederalteich
    Workshop no. KU1882101
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    €1,199.00 pro Teilnehmer

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    The instructors of these courses are internationally acclaimed masters of their craft. Intensity and perfection are the hallmarks of these courses.
    Additional course dates available on request - our lines are open Monday till Friday, from 8 am to 7 pm by telephone on +49 (0)9931 4058-981 or via email to workshop@dictum.com

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    Course No. Start End Location Price  
    Kursnnummer: KU1882101
    Start: 26.05.2021
    end: 02.06.2021
    Location: Niederalteich
    Price: €1,199.00