Bamboo material

White Madake bamboo splitted into half 

Size  about 40cm   Amount : one split bamboo piece

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Size: about 40 cm 

Use:  making chopsticks, rings, tongs, etc.

The  bamboo is ready for harvest when it is 3 to 4 years old.

We do the harvest ourselves from Asahina and Okabe forests in Fujieda city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

We harvest 2 types of bamboo named `Madake‘ and ‘Moso‘-  from 10 different bamboo groves. 

 

Harvest season is from about October to December,

When the bamboo grove stops to drink rain water from the ground.

After harvest we will cut the bamboo 20 meter long bamboos

In to 4 pieces of 2 meter each.

 

The next step is boiling the bamboo in a large 2 meter water pot with sodium hydroxide.

This process will drain out the oils and . We wip off the oil from the bamboo surface with wet cloth.

After that the bamboo will dry in the sun and wind for 2 to 3 weeks.

Before packing we add insect repellent treatment.

Our final outcome from this long process is a strong, long lasting beautiful white bamboo with natural glossy skin.

 

This is the only material we can ship out of Japan - buy it and make your own chopsticks.

White Madake bamboo splitted into half

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Size: about 80 cm 

Use: split the bamboo into strings and create a basket.

The  bamboo is ready for harvest when it is 3 to 4 years old.

We do the harvest ourselves from Asahina and Okabe forests in Fujieda city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

We harvest 2 types of bamboo named `Madake‘ and ‘Moso‘-  from 10 different bamboo groves. 

 

Harvest season is from about October to December,

When the bamboo grove stops to drink rain water from the ground.

After harvest we will cut the bamboo 20 meter long bamboos

In to 4 pieces of 2 meter each.

 

The next step is boiling the bamboo in a large 2 meter water pot with sodium hydroxide.

This process will drain out the oils and . We wip off the oil from the bamboo surface with wet cloth.

After that the bamboo will dry in the sun and wind for 2 to 3 weeks.

Before packing we add insect repellent treatment.

Our final outcome from this long process is a strong, long lasting beautiful white bamboo with natural glossy skin.

Whole white Madake bamboo

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Size: length 180 cm,

diameter 5 cm to 8 cm.

We do not ship this product,  please purchase it at the shop.

 

The  bamboo is ready for harvest when it is 3 to 4 years old.

We do the harvest ourselves from Asahina and Okabe forests in Fujieda city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

We harvest 2 types of bamboo named `Madake‘ and ‘Moso‘-  from 10 different bamboo groves. 

 

Harvest season is from about October to December,

When the bamboo grove stops to drink rain water from the ground.

After harvest we will cut the bamboo 20 meter long bamboos

In to 4 pieces of 2 meter each.

 

The next step is boiling the bamboo in a large 2 meter water pot with sodium hydroxide.

This process will drain out the oils and . We wip off the oil from the bamboo surface with wet cloth.

After that the bamboo will dry in the sun and wind for 2 to 3 weeks.

Before packing we add insect repellent treatment.

Our final outcome from this long process is a strong, long lasting beautiful white bamboo with natural glossy skin.

White Madake bamboo pieces splitted into half

Amout :5pieces

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Size: length 1.8m, diameter 5cm-8cm.

Length between actions is 35cm to 43cm.

The 5 pieces are different in size because they are coming from different parts of the tree, the bottom piece will be wide and thick compared to the thin and narrow upper part.

We do not ship this product,  so please purchase it at the shop.

 

Yui valley bamboo:

The  bamboo is ready for harvest when it is 3 to 4 years old.

We do the harvest ourselves from Asahina and Okabe forests in Fujieda city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

We harvest 2 types of bamboo named `Madake‘ and ‘Moso‘-  from 10 different bamboo groves. 

 

Harvest season is from about October to December,

When the bamboo grove stops to drink rain water from the ground.

After harvest we will cut the bamboo 20 meter long bamboos

In to 4 pieces of 2 meter each.

 

The next step is boiling the bamboo in a large 2 meter water pot with sodium hydroxide.

This process will drain out the oils and . We wip off the oil from the bamboo surface with wet cloth.

After that the bamboo will dry in the sun and wind for 2 to 3 weeks.

Before packing we add insect repellent treatment.

Our final outcome from this long process is a strong, long lasting beautiful white bamboo with natural glossy skin.

Bamboo String for creating a ring

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White Madake bamboo string

Size: Width 1 mm Thickness 0.5 mm Length 40 cm

Bamboo ring is made by knitting only one bamboo string into a ring shape.

The traditional name of this ring is Taga.

Taga bamboo ring was used to give support from the outside to the wood barrels that were used as containers for rice, tea ,pickles... the taga ring was keeping all the wood pieces of the barrel together.

 

You can make this workshop here with us, or at home with your family and friends while watching the ring workshop on YouTube.

Since it is difficult to make this thin string by yourself,  you can buy it here. 

Before use, soak it in water more than 15 minutes before use.

 

About our bamboo:

The  bamboo is ready for harvest when it is 3 to 4 years old.

We do the harvest ourselves from Asahina and Okabe forests in Fujieda city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

We harvest 2 types of bamboo named `Madake‘ and ‘Moso‘-  from 10 different bamboo groves. 

 

Harvest season is from about October to December,

When the bamboo grove stops to drink rain water from the ground.

After harvest we will cut the bamboo 20 meter long bamboos

In to 4 pieces of 2 meter each.

 

The next step is boiling the bamboo in a large 2 meter water pot with sodium hydroxide.

This process will drain out the oils and . We wip off the oil from the bamboo surface with wet cloth.

 

After that the bamboo will dry in the sun and wind for 2 to 3 weeks.

Before packing we add insect repellent treatment.

Our final outcome from this long process is a strong, long lasting beautiful white bamboo with natural glossy skin.

strings and frame for weaving hot pot base

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Frame diameter size: 15cm or 18cm.

String Size:  length 80 cm, Width 5.5mm,  Thickness 2 mm (peeled into 4 layers)

This hot pot base is very useful in the kitchen.

Enjoy feeling the sense of calmness that this bamboo product will bring to your kitchen.

You can use it in many ways - you can hang it on the wall or put fruits or a flower vase on it.

 

You can also take a workshop at yuivalley,

You can make it while watching the video on YouTube etc.

 

We do not ship this product,  please purchase it at the shop.

 

Yui valley bamboo:

The  bamboo is ready for harvest when it is 3 to 4 years old.

We do the harvest ourselves from Asahina and Okabe forests in Fujieda city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

We harvest 2 types of bamboo named `Madake‘ and ‘Moso‘-  from 10 different bamboo groves. 

 

Harvest season is from about October to December,

When the bamboo grove stops to drink rain water from the ground.

After harvest we will cut the bamboo 20 meter long bamboos

Into 4 pieces of 2 meter each.

 

The next step is boiling the bamboo in a large 2 meter water pot with sodium hydroxide.

This process will drain out the oils and . We wip off the oil from the bamboo surface with wet cloth.

After that the bamboo will dry in the sun and wind for 2 to 3 weeks.

Before packing we add insect repellent treatment.

Our final outcome from this long process is a strong, long lasting beautiful white bamboo with natural glossy skin.

strings for weaving a Flower basket

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String Size:  length 80 cm, Width 5.5mm, Thickness 0.7 mm

Design that reminds us of the waves of the sea,

As the 16 strings come from all directions. 

 

You can take a workshop at yuivalley, or watch a workshop on YouTube.

We do not ship this product,  please purchase it at the shop.

 

Yui valley bamboo:

The  bamboo is ready for harvest when it is 3 to 4 years old.

We do the harvest ourselves from Asahina and Okabe forests in Fujieda city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

We harvest 2 types of bamboo named `Madake‘ and ‘Moso‘-  from 10 different bamboo groves. 

 

Harvest season is from about October to December,

When the bamboo grove stops to drink rain water from the ground.

After harvest we will cut the bamboo 20 meter long bamboos

Into 4 pieces of 2 meter each.

 

The next step is boiling the bamboo in a large 2 meter water pot with sodium hydroxide.

This process will drain out the oils and . We wip off the oil from the bamboo surface with wet cloth.

After that the bamboo will dry in the sun and wind for 2 to 3 weeks.

Before packing we add insect repellent treatment.

Our final outcome from this long process is a strong, long lasting beautiful white bamboo with natural glossy skin.

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