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Yoh Kakuda

I wanted to make something of wood for a long time.
I want to make products which make you smile.
If you enjoy it , I'm very glad.

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Tin Woodman
KY-38

 

This work was designed for an exhibition that theme is gStoryh.

There are two storage spaces.
A woodman has lost his own body.
If nothing else, he just wanted his heart back.
So he went to see the wizard.
However, he did not lose his heart.
He just forgot how to use it.


Created : 03/2017

Size : 82~145~67 mm

Material : American cherry, magnolia, rengas

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POH (Checker)

KY-37

 

This is a collaboration work with Yuta Shimizu.
He is a Yosegi Craftsman.
The color is arranged randomly.
I added one trick.
It is bigger than KY-22.


Created : 12/2016

Size : 86~103~70 mm

Material : cherry, magnolia, Yosegi

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In an oasis
KY-36

 

 

The journey has just begun.
But they take a rest in this oasis today.
It is very easy to open because they are tired.


Created : 07/2016

Size : 62~90~45 mm

Material : chanchin, purple heart, kaya, magnolia

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Ursa Major
KY-35

 

This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2016.

I made this work with the Native American motif of the myth of Ursa Major.
The bear was thrown away high in the sky by the king of the forest. Poor bearc


Created : 11/2016

Size : 60~127~58 mm

Material : walnut, magnolia, ancient katura

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Ronaporthe

KY-34 Ronaporthe is a good worker.
He always carry a lot of baggages.
But today, seem to have been tired a little.
Please make him unload the baggage and rest his bodies.


I designed the Yosegi. I had Yosegi craftman make it.


Created : 08/2016

Size : 62~132~99 mm

Material : walnut, kobushi, wendge,  Yosegi

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Longing
KY-33

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This work was designed for an exhibition that theme is gSpaceh.

A bird that canft fly looks longingly up into the sky.
What is he looking at?
This is a drawer with simple tricks.


Created : 03/2016

Size : 133~98~230 mm

Material : kobushi magnolia, walnut, ancient katura, lacquer tree, etc.


Cat Teaser


KY-32

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Instead of string or long grass, the mouse himself became the cats toy.
This work was designed in such an image.


¦This is NOT a karakuri box, but automata.

A Mooving image

Created : 12/2015

Size : 81~117~70 mm

Material : walnut, ancient katura, kobushi magnolia, cherry



Gentleman Crocodile
KY-31

This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2015.

The crocodile is a gentleman.

His favorite word is "coexistence". 



Created : 11/2015

Size : 49~44~157 mm

Material : magnolia, walnut, keyaki (zelkova), karin




Fisherman's Dream


KY-30

A fisherman's dream is to catch a golden fish.

He goes out every night to catch it, but the fish never appears.

"If I catch the fish, I'll make a necklace with the shining scales for you."

¦This is NOT a karakuri box, but automata.




¦This work is not Karakuri Box but automata.

A moving image ( Kakuda's website)



Created : 08/2015

Size : 111~110~163 mm

Material : ancient Japanese walnut, wendge, lacquer tree, kobushi magnolia, cherry




Two Traps

KY-29 This work was designed for an exhibition that theme is g2h.

Two rabbits are talking about a mushroom.
Which will eat that mushroom?
The two rabbits calmly plot against one another.
Is the hint to opening the box the rabbits, the mushroom or the title?


Created : 03/2015

Size : 70 x 70 x 119 mm

Material : walnut, kobushi magnolia, magnolia

Nanook -sercret box-

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KY-28

This is a two move secret box in the shape of a polar bear.
It can be used as a jewelry box, among others.
(I put felt in the bottom of the storage space.)


Created : 01/2015

Size : 46 x 107 x 55 mm

Material : kobushi magnolia, katsura, etc.

The owl shock

KY-27

This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2014.

Some owls, when suddenly surprised, elongate their bodies to appear thin.
It seems the reason for this is to edisappearf and hide from predators.
This box is easy to open.


Created : 11/2014

Size : 60 x 47 x 91 mm

Material : maple, cherry, walnut


Small night
KY-26

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The cat is looking up a something.It is that I didn't see. When I notice it, time of the quietness begins to pass slowly.

¦It is the box with 2 drawers. The lower drawer is not locked.
Please open the upper drawer by sliding plates of the box.

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Created : 08/2014

Size : 70 x 70 x 152 mm

Material : ancient Japanese walnut, cucumber tree, ancient katsura, etc

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Moon and Bear
KY-25

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A bear wants to be a moon bear (Asian black bear). Moon bears have a mark on their chest shaped like a crescent moon. The drawer will open if his wish comes true.

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Created : 08/2014

Size : 85 x 52 x 160 mm

Material : walnut, nigaki, etc



POH (yosegi)
KY-22-2

The turtle's shell turned out very colorful.
The device is the same as KY-22.
You can take off the shell by moving his legs and head.



Created : 08/2014

Size : 76 x 92 x 65 mm

Material : cherry, purple heart, rengas, nigaki, walnut, mizuki (dogwood), magnolia, Japanese Torreya, karin

KAKUNOPHON

KY-24

This work was designed for an exhibition that theme is gNostalgich.

The motif is a desk record player that was popular in Japan about 100 years ago.
The trick is easy. There are two storage spaces.
Today, we can easily listen to music where ever we are. And we can get the music of the world through Internet with the click of a button.
People living 100 years ago would have probably thought it was by some kind of magic!
I am thankful for music always being around us.
But this record does not make any sound !
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Created : 04/2014

Size : 90 x 125 x 89 mm

Material : Japanese raisin tree, rose wood, katsura@

Snake Charmer training

KY-23

If you want to be a snake charmer, you have to take this training.
When you can handle the snake freely, try to give a demonstration on the street.
Everyone, please do your best!
(This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2013.)



Created : 11/2013

Size : 67 x 76 x 103 mm

Material : walnut, magnolia

UMEKO

KY-4

This is one of the works that were developed for the theme;
" works associated with Odawara and Hakone".
There used to be a small zoo at the foot of Odawara Castle. In the zoo there was one female elephant who was quite famous.
The elephant, named UMEKO, passed away a few years ago. She enjoyed eating apples. Perhaps she is still eating an apple in the great beyond. This work is modeled after the elephant Umeko.


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Created : 02/2008

Size : 90 x 160 x 125 mm

Material : karin, shiuri cherry, others

POH

KY-22 This work was designed for KPH3.
The trick and the looks are simple.
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Created : 09/2013

Size : 76~92~65 ‡o@

Material :  rengas, magnolia, cherry
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MY DOG

KY-21 (Master to dog) gSettle down there. I can tell you know what this is.
The anticipation is too much so you jump around. But as soon as I set down your bowl, I know you will devour your dinner in no time.h
The mechanism is a mix of Automata and karakuri.
Though my dog likes small dried sardines, I made this in a general image.

This work was designed for the exhibition "Heartbeat".

Created : 04/2013

Size : 73~117~162 ‡o
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Material :  kobushi magnolia, magnolia, Japanese raisin tree, walnut

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Miss Yamori

KY-14-2

This is a remade version of KY-14.
Miss Yamori strengthened her legs.
She gets a little suntan because of training everyday.
A gecko which is a symbol of wisdom, agility and adaptability represents strength.
(The surface design is the same as before, but the gekko and mechanism have been redone.)
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Created : 3/2013

Size : 100~80~70 ‡o
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Material :  ancient Japanese walnut, Japanese torreya, magnolia

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Baby Penguin
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KY-19 This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2012.
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The baby emperor penguin is fluffy as it waddles. This movement forms the image.
You can't open the box, but if you are satisfied with it then thatfs enough.

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Created : 10/2012

Size : 52~50~99 ‡o
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Material :  walnut, kobushi magnolia, wendge

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Lighthouse and Cat@iwhite)

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KY-20-1 A cat lived in a lighthouse and itfs bright and shiny eyes looked at the sea everyday.
It could see in the day time or even in the pitch darkness.
If the cat spotted any fish it somehow signaled this information to the fishing boat.
They are still looking for delicious fish today as well!

¦This is NOT karakuri box, but automata. When you turn the handle, the cat will turn.

Created : 11/2012

Size : 60~70~205 mm

Material :  kobushi magnolia, ancient Japanese walnut


Lighthouse and Cat  (red and white)

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KY-20-2 A cat lived in a lighthouse and itfs bright and shiny eyes looked at the sea everyday.
It could see in the day time or even in the pitch darkness.
If the cat spotted any fish it somehow signaled this information to the fishing boat.
They are still looking for delicious fish today as well!

¦This is NOT karakuri box, but automata. When you turn the handle, the cat will turn.

Created : 11/2012

Size : 60~70~205 mm

Material :  karin, kobushi magnolia, ancient Japanese walnut

jino  -teeth box-

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KY-18 This work was designed for an exhibition that theme was "living". Jino is watching over children. Please put your precious things in this box. (There are two storage spaces. You can put your childs milk tooth or other precious things in these boxes.)
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Created : 04/2012

Size : 70~86~114 mm

Material :  walnut

A long wait

KY-17 A man is sitting on a box.
He has been waiting for someone for a long time.
Will someone actually come? Can he open this box?
Please find the answer by yourself.

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Created : 2012

Size : 58~58~142 mm

Material :  walnut, shiuri cherry, cucumber tree

KOUME

KY-16 This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2011.

This is a secret box in the shape of an elephant.
Once, there was an elephant, Umeko at the foot of Odawara Castle.
She reached the age of sixty but passed away after that.
However people remember her well.
Koume is like Umeko's child for me.
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Created : 09/2011

Size : 125~53~80 mm

Material :  cherry

Skunk Attack

KY-15 It is so terrible smell.
It is a special attack which everyone is scared.
If he knocks on the ground with his foerfoot,
if he put up his tail and show you his buttock,it is dangerous.
Please do not approach!

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Created : 03/2011

Size : 160~56~85 mm

Material :  wendge, Cucumber tree,  shiuri cherry

Miss Yamori

KY-14 "Yamori" means gecko in Japanese. A gecko is calmly resting on the box.
The gecko is a symbol of wisdom, agility and adaptability.
They are considered to be the mark of good luck.
What will you put into the box which is protected by the gecko?

Created : 02/2011

Size : 100~80~70 mm

Material :  shiuri cherry, Japanese torreya, magnolia

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KIBOKO

KY-13 This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2010.

A hippopotamus is KIBOKO in Swahili.
I like the sound of it.
I wanted to express the shape of a hippopotamus by one plate.
So it became such a structure.
This is a secret box of a hippopotamus.

Created : 10/2010

Size : 41~105~61 mm

Material : walnut

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Desert moon

KY-12-2

This is a remade version of KY-12.
Night desert, the Sphinx with a funny face, the mystery pyramid and
sleeping camel.
And then......?

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Created : 9/2010

Size : 57~153~87 mm

Material : maple, Japanese Torreya, walnut, etc.

Desert moon

KY-12

This is a limited work for Matsumoto crafts fair and International puzzle
event.
Night desert , the Sphinx of a funny face , the mystery pyramid and
sleeping camel.
And then......?
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Created : 5/2010

Size : 153~45~85 mm

Material : karin, shiuri cherry, keyaki (zelkova)

  

Pancake House

KY-11

It was gAutomatah that helped me decide to become a craftswoman.

 Automata has many gears. They are moving and moving, and then the story starts. The sound of moving wood pleases me. This time, I made a work that was mixed the Automata and Karakuri Box.

Created : 4/2010

Size : 138~84~149 mm

Material : keyaki(zelkova), teak, oak, shiuri cherry

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Anteater

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KY-10

This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2009.

When I understood the habits of anteaters I felt nostalgic.
They are not the same as humans and they live a different life, but I felt a certain humanism in them, and made this work.

Created : 10/2009

Size : 44 x 175 x 40 mm

Material : burs wood, karin

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Secret Stripes

KY-9


This secret box was mixed up with a zebra.

 The secret is cleaverly disguised.



‚breated : 08/2009

Size : 57~120~124 mm

Material :ginkgo,ancient katsura,cherry tree

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GOMBO

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KY-8 When the cat wakes from sleep, they stretches itself at first.
They looks feeling comfortable. But the body seems to stretch forever
and I feel uneasy.This work was made in the image.

The title "GOMBO" is the name of this cat.

Created : 07/2009

Size : 67~162~95 mm

Material : walnut

Spring Night

KY-7-2 This is a remade version of KY-7.
The depth of the drawer increased by 20mm.
One night in spring, a frog drinks sake.
He enjoys watching a hazy moon and beautiful flowers in full bloom. How I envy him!
Please serve him sake.

created : 01/2011

Size : 100~105~109 mm

Material : walnut, magnolia,@zelkova,@Japanese Cypress

Spring Night

KY-7 One night in spring, a frog drinks sake. It's the cherry-blossom season.
He enjoys watching a hazy moon and beautiful flowers in full bloom.
The frog gets drunk on sake and falls asleep.
This work was designed with such an image. Serve him sake!
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created : 02/2009

Size : 100~107~113 mm

Material : rose wood, magnolia

MY BUTTER

KY-6-2

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This is a remake version of Christmas present 2008.

The color of this cow was changed to the brown base.
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Created : 1/2010

Size : 120~57~70‡o

Material : walnaut, burs wood

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My BUTTER

KY-6 Butter is made by solidifying fat in the milk. At normal temperature, butter is a white solid that is slightly tinted with yellow.
The trick is simple. When the craftsman designed this work, she got the idea from the Hakone traditional Secret Box.
(This work was designed as a Christmas present for 2008.)

Created : 09/2008

Size : 120 ~ 57.5 ~ 70 mm

Material : mizuki (dogwood), ancient katura

Adhesive tape

KY-5

Sometimes it is difficult to find the cut end of tape. We try to find it by scratching the tape with our nails. This work was designed by such an image.

Created : 05/2008

Size : 125 ~ 57.5 ~ 159 mm

Material : walnut, basswood

UMEKO

KY-4

There is a small zoo at the foot of Odawara Castle. There is one elephant in the zoo. There used to be a lot of animals there, but there is only an elephant, a monkey and a pigeon now. The elephant, UMEKO reached the age of sixty last year. For this celebration, have an apple. (This is one of the works that were developed for the cause of the concept to "make works associated with Odawara and Hakone".)

Created : 02/2008

Size : 90 x 160 x 125 mm

Material : karin, shiuri cherry, others

Rice Bird

KY-3 This is the work which was reproduced.

It was created as a Christmas Present for 2007. There is a bird which lays eggs as she yearns for her partner. The eggs won't hatch, even if she warms them. It is such a sad bird, but at the same time there's something lovely about it.

Created : 1/2010

Size : 120 x 50 x 85 mm

Material : oak, nato, etc.

Rice Bird

KY-3 It was created as a Christmas Present for 2007. There is a bird which lays eggs as she yearns for her partner. The eggs won't hatch, even if she warms them. It is such a sad bird, but at the same time there's something lovely about it.

Created : 11/2007

Size : 120 x 50 x 85 mm

Material : oak, nato, etc.

Goodnight

KY-2 Babies of the emperor penguin are always with their parents. From the safety of their mother's feet, they learn about the natural order of things. Of course, isn't it also natural for them to sleep at their mother's feet? Parenthood of a penguin was expressed as a Karakuri.

Created : 4/2007

Size : 88 x 94 x 150 mm

Material : rosewood, maple, doogwood, cherry

I'm shy

KY-1

A turtle is on a box. When you touch his headc However shy he canft hide himself enough.
The motif is a Red-eared Turtle that the designer kept at school.
At first he was so small and cute that we can put him on a hand. But now, he became too big. He is no longer he used to be. This work was designed at his present full-scale. He often goggles his eyes. He doesnft look shy. But, he draws in his head, hands and feet when we bring our fingers close to him. The motion was also reproduced as a work. At first, the box is locked. But, it isnft difficult to open.

Created : 11/2006

Size : 76 x 91 x 95 mm

Material : cherry tree, walnut, rio-grande

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This isn't a stock list.
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