Outlet tubs

outlet round tub – sold out!

sorry, sold out!

This gorgeous barrel type tub was ordered by an architecture office.
Apparently the project was modified and they will have to reorder another tub with different dimensions.
For this reason, the client asked me to place the tub in the outlet corner at a discounted price. The tub is brand new, unused and ready for shipment!

The price is 450,000 JPY including the plywood box used for the freight.
Shipment cost is excluded and depends on the location.
Indicatively, air shipment to europe will be around 160,000 JPY.

But let`s go back to this very stilish yet primitive and powerful barrel type tub.
Here are the specs:
material: japanese Knotless hinoki wood round shape bathtub
sizes: diam 900mm x H740mm (int. depth 630mm)
details: stainless steel band. Iron brand at front center

The iron brand will be applied before shipment as the combined effect of the “burn” of the iron brand and the concentrated hinoki aromatic atmosphere inside the cellophane wrap may cause the wood around the brand to blur.

New Year Outlet bathub – sold out!

sorry, sold out!

On the last day at work in this 2014, the carpenter completed this regular size asnaro bathtub. It is a very busy period but by popular demand we were working on this outlet tub and here it is! our New Year present to all japanese bathtubs fans!

The pictures are here below, but I regret we do not have a method to convey you the smell!
May be because of the dry season, but I feel this asnaro lot is particularly aromatic and could feel it even outside of the warehouse!

The tub specs are as follows:
* material: knotless natural Asnaro wood bathtub (AB grade tub / quatersawn)
* sizes: L1350mm x W750mm x H675mm (external dimensions) 570mm(depth)

Of course the tub is brand new and after taking the pictures it has been wrapped in clear polyethylene sheet.

Find here the drawing (pdf file) >>> outlet141227.pdf

Here is the cost breakdown:

  1. Tub: 415,000. JPY
  2. Packaging: 1550x950x880 plywood box: 41,000. JPY
  3. Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port: 13,000 JPY
  4. Shipping: please let me know your exact address so we can provide an official quotation for your consideration.

That`s all for now. Happy New Year!

movie star ofuro – sold out!

sorry, sold out!

This ofuro was used for the video we made for our Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign.
See here for more details: http://www.igg.me/at/pocket-onsen

I spent inside some 30 minutes (no water of course) and I can say it was so comfortable and energizing at the same time that it was sad to get out…
BTW, I am 175cm and sitting with my back straight I could keep straighten my legs.
A perfect fit. It`s like returning to the womb… Yes, I am serious!

Anyway, here are the details:
size: L1230mm x W750mm x H660mm (external dimensions) 555mm(depth)
quality: knotty natural Hinoki wood bathtub.

  1. K grade tub (knotty cut) : 360,000. JPY
  2. Packaging: 1430x950x860 wood box: 38,000. JPY
  3. Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port: 13,000 JPY
  4. Transportation: to be quoted

All the knots are either sealed or replaced by a wooden dowel.

front side:

For the payment, we accept Credit cards thru PAYPAL or contact us for wire transfer the information to our bank account in Japan.

Click here: (outlet140707.pdf) to download a dimensional drawing in acrobat format.

back-side:

inside:

“kadomaru” nostalgic hottub

We decided to replicate a wooden tub that was the standard in every japanese household before the WWII.
It is compact and reasonably priced.
High quality japanese handicraft, solid and durable. We use 100% japanese sawara wood.
The straps are in stainless steel.
Options such as overflow cut are available (about 6,000 JPY extra)
(see an example here: 7-custom_ofuro/happy-end_in_switzerland.php )

Here below are the details:

H740mm (external dimensions) 630mm(deep) natural
japanese Knotless Sawara “Oke” bathtub with covers:
(see also enclosed sketch)

1a) L930mm x W630mm : 235,000. JPY
-or-
1b) L850mm x W630mm : 212,000. JPY
2) Packaging (reinforced cardboard box): 17,000. JPY
3) Paypal commission: 7,000. JPY
4) Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port or Narita air port: 5,000 JPY
5) Shipping: please let us know your exact address for the estimate.

If you are making arrangements yourself for the shipping, you can purchase it in one-click! – Otherwise contact us by email for other payment/shipping options.
(Note that if you use ocean freight, a plywood crate will become necessary ->

-33% off hinoki tub waiting for you in London… or NY (sold out!)

sorry, sold out!

A client from the UK purchased from us this beautiful type tub.
Unfortunately, there was a mistake in coordinating the sizes and the tub could not be installed.

The cost of the tub inclusive of shipping charge to London was 9,000 GBP.
The owner is willing to sell it for 6,000 GBP to any japanese bathtub lover based in the UK or Europe.
The 6,000 GBP (6,900 EUR) is for the tub, boxed to be picked up in London (transport to your site is not included)

Sizes are:
L1480mm x W1270mm x H550 mm (ext. dim.) 440mm (deep)
The depth matches a wester style tub and is safe to be used by children.

Meterial in Kiso Hinoki AB grade.

Conditions are: brand new, never used or installed.


If you are interested please contact us at: japan@bartokdesign.com so we can put you in communication with the seller.

perfumed asnaro from the attic – outled tub (sold out!)

sorry, sold out!

A grumpy elder lumberyard of our network, finally decided to part from a vintage lot of asnaro wood he is guarding for some 30 years.
The wood is perfectly dry so there is no worry of cracking.
The cut is a plank cut, which is rare for asnaro. Plank cut shows well the pattern of the wood veins and probably it was originally sawn to make tables or maybe even “tokonoma” (the floor plank used in the niche of a tatami room which is used to display flowers or precious ornaments)

To use fully the planks width we built a tub some 90mm deeper than the average.

Here are the details:
size: L1300mm x W750mm x H685mm (external dimensions) 590mm(depth)
quality: itame (plank-cut) asnaro wood

  1. AB grade tub (itame cut) : 415,000. JPY
  2. Packaging: 1500x950x890 plywood box: 39,000. JPY
  3. Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port or Narita air port: 10,000 JPY

For the payment, we accept Credit cards thru PAYPAL or contact us for wire transfer the information to our bank account in Japan.

Click here: (outlet130620.pdf) to download it in acrobat format.

The wood itself is vintage, dry and aromatic.
We recommend to enjoy it with a 1997 Harlan Estate Bordeaux bottle and 2 glasses…

outlet tub for close friends (sold out!)

sorry, sold out!

This outlet tub is quite large and is suitable for a couple (or close friends…)

We could contain the cost by using B-grade hinoki. It has some small
knots and this allowed us to use the full planks width.
Anyway the material is Kiso Valley hinoki, quarter sawn and the tub has a beefy top frame
construction.
If you are looking for the best cost-performance, this is a chance you cannot miss!

Here are the details:
size: L1500mm x W800mm x H650mm (external
dimensions) 552mm(depth)
quality: kiso valley hinoki wood.

  1. ABB grade tub (masame cut) : 530,000. JPY
  2. Packaging: 1700x1000x850 plywood box: 45,000. JPY
  3. Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port or Narita air port: 10,000 JPY

For the payment, we accept Credit cards thru PAYPAL or contact us for wire transfer the information to our bank account in Japan.
Click here: (outlet120810.pdf) to download it in acrobat format.

eco-scrooge outlet tub(sold out!)

sorry, sold out!

Are you into energy saving, recycling, waste reduction?
Would you choose an organic vegetable soup over an overstuffed hamburger?
Do you enjoy a hike on the Rokies more than window shopping on 5th Avenue?

Than, this tub is for you!

The front planks have a nice gradation and are joined in such a way to enhance this quality, like a rainbow.
All the material is beautiful asnaro wood and comes from the same lot, which was partially used for another project. But how could we make it so cheap?
We could considerably reduce the cost by using some AB grade material.
Note from the pictures below that there are 2 flush knots in the top frame border we used.

Of course this does not affect the quality of the wood, actually the eco-scrooge who lives inside you will enjoy the skillful inlays as the mole on Marilyn`s beautiful cheek!

I cannot really explain in writing how silky is this tub`s inside. If you have a chance to visit Japan, consider dropping by at our warehouse in Yotsukaido (near Narita airport).
This tub is worth a trip!

Here are the details:
size: L1300mm x W800mm x H630mm (external
dimensions) 640mm(depth)
quality: asnaro wood.

1) AB grade tub (masame cut) : 390,000. JPY
2) Packaging: 1500x1000x830 plywood box: 39,000. JPY
3) Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port or Narita air port: 10,000 JPY

For the payment, we accept Credit cards thru PAYPAL or contact us for wire transfer information to our bank account in Japan.

Click here: (ofuro drawing) to download it in acrobat format.

A Famous … knotty hinoki outlet tub (sold out!)

sorry, sold out!

This tub is … FAMOUS! Why? We will let you know the reason on 2/10…
We had a beautiful lot of natural dry knotty hinoki: optimizing the material available, we could build a well proportioned, with some extra depth for a relaxing bath with warm water up to the chin!

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Of course also this is spotless and brand new. We can offer at a discount price because we used material we had in stock without loss.

Here are the details:
size: L1400mm x W800mm x H690mm (external
dimensions) 640mm(depth)
quality: knotty natural Hinoki bathtub.

1) K grade tub (knotty cut) : 425,000. JPY
2) Packaging: 1600x1000x900 plywood box: 45,000. JPY
3) Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port or Narita air port: 10,000 JPY
For the payment, we accept Credit cards thru PAYPAL or contact us for wire transfer information to our bank account in Japan.

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The tub has a minimalist design, is equipped with a copper apron and the joints are finished with wooden dowels.

Click here: (hot tub drawing) to download it in acrobat format.

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interior of the tub.

Stretch your legs outlet tub – sold out –

sorry, sold out!

Following the positive response we received for of our last outlet tub “Warm shoulders”, we decided to build a similar tub, just a little longer and wider.
This tub is slightly shallower than the previous one, anyway given it is longer and you can extend your legs it is perfect for enjoying a deep soak bath.

By saving some material on the tub depth, we are able to offer a larger tub than the previous one — at the same price !!! (*^_^*)

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Of course also this is spotless and brand new. We can offer at a discount price because we used material we had in stock without loss.

Here are the details:

size: L1350mm x W800mm x H590mm (external
dimensions) 505mm(depth)
quality: knotless natural Asnaro bathtub.

1) AB grade tub (quarter sawn) : 360,000. JPY
2) Packaging: 1550x1000x800 wood box: 40,000. JPY
3) Pick up and delivery to Tokyo port or Narita air port: 10,000 JPY

For the payment, we accept Credit cards thru PAYPAL or contact us for wire transfer information to our bank account in Japan.

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The tub has a minimalist design, is equipped with a copper apron and the joints are finished with wooden dowels.

Click here: (hot tub drawing) to download it in acrobat format.

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interior of the tub.

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