Precious Bamboo Poles

Japanese Timber Bamboo <Shira-Take>    
Madake or Moso bamboo pole, which is drying processed,is called "Shira-take" meanings white-bamboo. Especially  Madake,a native Japanese bamboo, is the most common kind  and used for many different things. It is called  "Japanese-timber-bamboo"  in English. The simple appearance of the  drying-processed Madake doesn't make a person sick. The drying-processed Madake will gradualli turn from tan-yellow to amber after 60 to 80 years. 
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