Team Yataiki (a non-profit group)
Yataiki is a volunteer organization of woodworkers with a particular
interest in Japanese hand tools, joinery and other allied traditional
We are committed to bringing Miyano Endo-san to the SF Bay Area
for unique hands-on instruction in use of the Japanese charcoal
forge for blacksmithing, blade and saw making. Team Yataiki is working
within the non-profit educational organization of the Arques School
of Traditional Boatbuilding†.
If you would like more information about Team Yataiki and The Arques
School, or would like to make a contribution of time, materials
or skills, please contact Kayoko at 707-422-0734.
If you would like to make a donation to Team Yataiki, make checks
out to "Team Yataiki" and mail to 3276 Formby Ln, Fairfield CA 94534.
†The Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding
was established in 1996 as a non-profit educational organization
and has a widely recognized reputation for its apprenticeship program
in wooden boat building. The school is generously providing a space
on their property in Sausalito for construction of the facilities
and forge which makes these unique classes possible. For more information
on The Arques School and its apprenticeship program, contact