Shou Sugi Ban

For the more discerning client we offer the Japanese technique known as Shou Sugi Ban.  

This is the charring of the wood's surface with a torch to seal the pores and creates a resistance to bugs, water and.....fire.....oddly enough.  This leaves the wood very dark and can be brushed and finished with oils - clear or pigmented to give it a custom color mixed with the dark elements left behind from the charring.  Truly a stunning highlight of any space.

Shou Sugi Ban Headboard
Shou Sugi Ban (Before)
Shou Sugi Ban (Before)

Before

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Shou Sugi Ban (During)
Shou Sugi Ban (During)

During

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Shou Sugi Ban (After)
Shou Sugi Ban (After)

After

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Cypress Boxed Beams
Treated with Shou Sugi Ban Technique and Wax-finished
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