Hideaki Kawashima

I recently purchased the Twin 4 Puzzle Box crafted by Hideaki Kawashima and I was pleasantly surprised. Crafted as a 2016 Karakuri Christmas present, this particular trick box like other gifts was a limited release. Constructed of Magnolia, Keyaki and Walnut, the contrasting color combination is very attractive, not unlike many of Kawashima puzzles. Hideaki […]

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  I recently purchased the Twin 4 Puzzle Box crafted by Hideaki Kawashima and I was pleasantly surprised.  Crafted as a 2016 Karakuri Christmas present, this particular trick box like other gifts was a limited release.  Constructed of Magnolia, Keyaki and Walnut, the contrasting color combination is very attractive, not unlike many of Kawashima puzzles.  […]

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We recently received a small number of Ring Box 3 Puzzles crafted by Hideaki Kawashima. As the name implies, it is the third version of this particular style box. Distributed to designated 2014 Karakuri members, this puzzle looked very familiar to earlier releases. Crafted in Cherry, Karin and cloth, the puzzle is quite small, measuring […]

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Being a big fan of Hideaki Kawashima, I recently purchased the Twin-lens reflex camera and was not disappointed!  Crafted in Walnut, Cherry, Maple and Keyaki (Zelkova), it is visually appealing with beautiful contrasting colors. On my initial inspection, I was little bit intimidated by not seeing an obvious joint or seam.  I pressed and pulled […]

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