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/\ /\ . 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. 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!

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

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

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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Shou Sugi Ban 焼 杉 板 (or Yakisugi) is an ancient Japanese exterior siding technique that preserves wood by charring it. Traditionally, Sugi, (Cryptomeria japonica or Cupressus japonica L.f.) commonl…

Shou Sugi Ban 焼 杉 板 (or Yakisugi) is an ancient Japanese exterior siding technique that preserves wood by charring it. Traditionally, Sugi, (Cryptomeria japonica or Cupressus japonica L.f.) commonl…

Succulent with Shou Sugi Ban Wood Planter  Chaos by HammerandBrush, $40.00

Succulent with Shou Sugi Ban Wood Planter Chaos by HammerandBrush, $40.00

Delta Millworks'  Cypress Tiger Smooth Gettysburg. Burned then brushed with a smooth brush in the Detla Millworks method

Delta Millworks' Cypress Tiger Smooth Gettysburg. Burned then brushed with a smooth brush in the Detla Millworks method

House among the Pohutukawa trees | Designhunter - Australia's best architecture & design blog

House among the Pohutukawa trees

yakisugi - shou sugi ban

yakisugi - shou sugi ban

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Modern Slat Top Outdoor Wood Bench | Do It Yourself Home Projects from Ana White

Modern Slat Top Outdoor Wood Bench | Do It Yourself Home Projects from Ana White