A handmade chestnut coffee scoop featuring a hand hammered aluminum handle.
Design: Tomiyama Koichi
Colour & Materiality: Chestnut, aluminum
Made in Japan
The scoop is handmade by Japanese artisan Tomiyama Koichi. Tomiyama Koichi was born 1968 in Kanagawa. He dabbled in computer programming, scuba diving, and traveling before settling down as a craftsman. Tomiyama Koichi was trained in the art of sashimono, the craft of joining wood together without the use of nails or other adhesives as well as traditional Japanese lacquer. He is self-taught in kusakizome (organic wood dyes).