It is a huge and wide tree. The roots come down from the branches and getting wider and wider.
If it is in neighborhood, kids always would play around there. I guess that it is too big for own yard.
It was a hot day afternoon, but it was very cool under the tree.
It is heavy wood like hard maple (hard wood). It might be little heavier than even hard maple.
It is hard wood, so it is not easy to cut and sand, but it is clean look and it is easy to keep on accurate shape, and it is very nice wood pattern. I love it all.
I have got this Shobu kiita as Shobu iromono (kiita), but to check it out the four sides of layers, it has suita layers that might be included in renge or momiji.
It is double bevel blue II steel blade.
It is Japanese single bevel Chef knife