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After the flames have been put out, the boards continue to crackle and smoke. Charring the boards properly requires a delicate balance between just enough burning, but not too much. Photo by: Adam Friedberg

The primitive and painstaking process is said to protect wood against rain, rot, and insects for 80 years. It also gives the exteriors a reptilian texture that’s as striking as it is practical.

Charred Cedar Siding resists rot, fire, and insects for 80 years.

Shou-sugi-ban 焼杉板, or burnt sugi board is a Japanese technique of creating timber cladding that should last over 80 years. Sugi is known as Japanese cedar.

There is an ancient traditional Japanese wood finish to make houses resist fire and rot.

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Shou-Sugi-Ban – Burnt Sugi Boards

Shou-sugi-ban 焼杉板, or burnt sugi board is a Japanese technique of creating timber cladding that should last over 80 years. Sugi is known as Japanese cedar, Instead of sugi, our wood species are Belinga.

Once I had the surface fully burnt, I laid them down, clipped the wire and extinguished the fire.  I had to use a blow torch to touch up the areas along the edge that didn’t get charred.  I have seen some people use a roofer’s torch to blacken the surface, then brush off the soot and apply Penofin, but I wanted the full charcoal layer.

Shou-sugi-ban--charred cedar siding

Once I had the surface fully burnt, I laid them down, clipped the wire and…

Shou-sugi-ban (burnt wood siding)

Shou-sugi-ban (burnt wood siding) The link is to the dealer in Austin. Need to get samples.

Japanese technique of preserving/antiquing wood "Shou-sugi-ban Yakisugi 焼き杉" - YouTube

We have long been fascinated by the Japanese technique of Yakisugi, also known as Shou-sugi-ban (translates roughly to: burnt cedar board). Yakisugi has been.

How to make shou sugi ban - burn, clean, and protect.  Oh, I want to try this so bad

Shou-sugi-ban or burnt sugi boards are known to resist rot and fire.supposedly is it harder for something already charcoaled to catch fire again.

SHOU SUGI BAN Technique Japonaise consistant à bruler en surface le bois pour le rendre imputrescible et lui donner une teinte unique !

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.

Twice brushed, textured surface Japanese Burnt Cedar Siding and Flooring with oil finish perfect for interior applications. Stock available. Quote now!

Twice brushed, textured surface Japanese Burnt Cedar Siding and Flooring with oil finish perfect for interior applications.

Garden room by Neil Dusheiko features walls of charred cedar

Neil Dusheiko creates office – Yoga studio using Shou Sugi Ban cladding in North London, Camden. With the intention of creating a ‘dark jewel’ to give space.

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.

After you have a nice range of color and texture, use a wet sponge to cool and clean the wood. (This will also help prevent chars from becoming airborne.) With your face mask and protective gear on, use a wire brush to get rid of excess soot. Go over the boards one last time with a cloth to make sure they are thoroughly cleaned.

How To Make a Shou Sugi Ban Wall

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