It is said that a cheap supervisor was a Buddhist teacher / examiner (monk) in the early Edo period when the survivor of the Sengoku Era disappears at last, traveling nationwide, traveling nationwide, requesting the image of the Buddhist image of 120,000 bodies .
A sculpture engraved in a circle is called “Enku carving”, and many of its unique works leave traces of wood splitting, there are rough cuts and a rustic taste.
The sculpture carved something over 2 meters carved in standing trees from a large one over a wide area of about 3.5 cm in small ones and a large number are left from Hokkaido to Kyushu.
When I was young, the tree of Hachimangu shrine in my neighborhood where I live collapsed and I got a branch. I felt awe in the big tree of about 350 years, I thought to carve the god Buddha and began to recreate the heart sculpture I was attracted to.
When carving out it stopped stopping and carving for many days throughout the day. In the meantime, I became able to do my own skill carving and I do not know how many tens of thousands of carvings I have carved.