A beautiful gloss and ripple mark are popular, unique and familiar material.
Deciduous broad-leaved trees of the genus Pinacea. Diffusion material.
A similar species of malonie (horse chestnut) is famous as a street tree in Paris.
In fact it grinds and makes tochi mochi and real rice crackers of tochi etc.
Drying of the material is easy, but it is easy to go wrong, and if the condition is bad, the material rots quickly.
Tochi wood with appreciation value and decorative property is called white aotoki, which is not uniform in color of false hearts and colors close to it, red tend to be avoided because it is said to be reddish.