A Japanese cypress is an evergreen that grows to between 100 and 130 feet
tall with a base diameter from two to five feet. It's wood is known for
its delicate quality, medium hardness, fine luster, fragrance and durability.
It is the most desirable lumber in Japan, used to build Shinto
shrines and Buddhist temples, as well as other buildings.
relates to the craft, Tategu
Japanese home interior fixtures, such as shoji
screens, panels and doors, as well as fusuma sliding doors