Carving knife, chisel set for woodblock/woodcut printing, mokuhanga, eraser stamp, seal engraving, noh-mask and buddha sculpture

Carving knife, chisel set for woodblock/woodcut printing, mokuhanga, eraser stamp, seal engraving, noh-mask and buddha sculpture

Company history

Michihamono > Company history

1965
(approximately)

Invested in plastic welding equipment, manufactured plastic covers for sickles

1973

Commenced business as Michihamono factory, began selling a display set of DIY carpentry tools

1975

Began selling a display set of gardening tools and began manufacturing blades for wood engraving machines

1977

Began manufacturing carving knives

1979

Restructured company as Michihamono K. K.

1982

Began manufacturing carving knives with high-speed steel

1984

Began manufacturing and selling carving knives for woodblock carving

1986

Began selling the "Haisu Care" carving knife sharpener

1987

Began selling "sosaku baren" tools used in woodblock printing

1991

Visit to China to teach technology for producing sickles

1992

Began importing and selling Chinese sickles in Japan

1993

Began sale of the Mini "Haisu Care" sharpener

1996

Opened the Sagamihara Liaison Office

1997

Began sale of the "Diacare" sharpener

1999

Began sale of carving knives for schoolchildren

2001

Moved the Sagamihara Liaison Office to open the Tokyo Sales Office

2004

Launched the website of the Hiyokko Sickle brand

2007

Launched the Carving Time for Everyone website

2010

Moved the Tokyo Sales Office and opened the Antenna Shop CARVY

2013

Satoru Tanaka took over as the new Chief Executive Officer to replace the president