< Tsukamaki >
Yasuo Toyama :
Mr. Toyama was born in 1945 and lives in Seki City of Gifu Prefecture. He is one of the best tsuka-maki-shi (hilt binder)in Japan. He became a student of Yoshiyuki Yamada (also mukansa tsuka-maki-shi) in 1978 and was designated as mukansa by the NBTHK in 2003.