traditional japanese wood charring technique

Shou-sugi-ban ::: Wood charring traditional Japanese technique: Intentionally charring wood gives it a dark finish perfect for siding, while also making it (strangely) fire-resistant.

SHOU SUGI BAN OUTDOOR TABLE DIY Shou sugi ban, or Yakisugi, is a traditional Japanese method of burning cedar (sugi) before finishing it with natural oil. Normally used as exterior siding, the charred wood is pest and rot resistant for up to eighty years.

This technique to burning the surface of the wood is both rot and pest resistant and has a beautiful appearance. Very nice tutorial on how to make the table as well as how to properly burn the wood.

Shou-sugi-ban / Charred Wood Siding / Burnt Wood Siding: This technique adds beauty and longevity to wood siding. Traditionally, cedar was burnt in Japan to increase the wood's resistance to insects and fire.

Examples of shou-sugi-ban, the Japanese art of wood charring. The grain in these woods is stunning.

/\ /\ . Shou-sugi-ban is the ancient Japanese art of burning Sugi, or Japanese Cypress, for exterior siding. This textured charcoal finish is accomplished by burning for 7 minutes, extinguishing in cold water, scrubbing with wire brushes, drying, then rubbing with natural oils to coat and preserve the finish. This technique is said to protect the siding from weather, pests and rot for 80 years. And looks fabulous!

Shou-sugi-ban is the ancient Japanese art of burning Sugi, or Japanese Cypress, for exterior siding.

shou-sugi-ban Colors of heat-treated wood

From shou-sugi-ban to acetylated wood – a clean, green future in wood preservation

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Shou Sugi Ban charred wood products by Delta Millworks in Austin following the Japanese technique. Used in landscaping and siding applications with the longevity and rot-resistance of tropical hardwoods.

When you make contact at bat, the wood of the bat has a burnt woody scent to it.

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