/\ /\ . 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.

Charred Larch. So beautiful and practical. From Russwood in Scotland. Sigh

Russwood Timber Cladding provides an attractive & durable external finish which is renewable, reusable, biodegradable & contains minimal embodied energy.

shou-sugi-ban, zwarthout

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.

Waitlands gestart Zwarthout

Waitlands gestart Zwarthout

Yakisugi ( 焼杉 ) lub bardziej oficjalnie: shōsugiban  ( 焼杉板)  to nazwa tradycyjnej japońskiej techniki konserwacji drewna budowlanego poprze...

Yakisugi ( 焼杉 ) lub bardziej oficjalnie: shōsugiban ( 焼杉板) to nazwa tradycyjnej japońskiej techniki konserwacji drewna budowlanego poprze...

Waitlands gestart Zwarthout

Waitlands gestart Zwarthout

shou-sugi-ban, zwarthout

shou-sugi-ban, zwarthout


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