By georgitte. bamboo. At Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 11:07:41 AM.
hi I m Michelle today I m in Kochi Prefecture it s a beautiful bamboo forest don t you think here in Kochi bamboo forests are overwhelming the natural forests under view it is a problem other prefectures in Japan are facing the same problem because the bamboo industry has gone into decline many bamboo forests were left to grow wild moso bamboo in particular can grow ten meters in one year and block the sunlight it s affecting forest growth and a countermeasure is being urgently salt buttercream you were going to meet today has come up with an idea of making effective use of these bamboos let s go find out we visited the wood processing
mixed with Pico and Sancho pepper two seasonal flavors in one dish all these dishes use Vedas prime takenoko these are topped with three kinds of miso paste the steak was broiled in a salty sweet sauce and the rice is steamed with takenoko choice takenoko heralds the coming of spring and brightens Kyoto dinner tables bamboo craftsman Hideaki hosokawa pays Yokoyama a visit Saqqara hosokawa is looking for white bamboo to make bags Okamoto probe a chicago do Kirino Sokoto Madikizela today Takeo aaron de corazon de no escrow mukarat Ochoa toda mutas curry masala hustle Cowan s bamboo Atelier he makes all the bags himself his bags are popular for their refined design and detailed workmanship they are so popular in fact customers wait months for their bags to be delivered while hosokawa worked behind a desk in tokyo he contemplated a manual job because he wanted to communicate directly with customers he looked into numerous traditional handicrafts and stumbled upon bamboo craft in
memory shape memory a characteristic of bamboo is that it keeps its shape when it is heated and bent the takumi also added glue that hardens when heated and salt of repulsion force issue the bamboo and glue are bent while being heated at a high frequency it s ready in about ten minutes now it won t budge at all it must have been very difficult to reach this point yes we faced many issues for example with the bamboo bending but not sticking together properly we work through each problem and are now able to mass-produce the steering wheels after the bamboo material has hardened its polished coated and put through other processes until it s