Rikuchou Ogasawara

Rikuchou Ogasawara was born into a Cast Iron Craftsman family and has worked alongside his father since he was 16 years old. Learning all of the techniques and skills necessary to become a master craftsman, he then proceeded to create modern Nambu Tekki cast iron products. Using all of his knowledge and experience he gained over 60 years, Rikuchou Ogasawara has produced countless amounts of award-winning, timeless designs before passing away at the age of 83.