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Bill Earl
>Dale Lenz was on the right track. Only the time frame was off. Due to the tight grain and natural oils, Hinoki ages very slowly.

According to William Coldrake in "The Way of the Carpenter", Hinoki increases in strength by about 30% over 200 years. From there it begins to degrade slowly. At around 1,000 years it is about the same strength as when new.

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