Category: Techniques

Shou ‘Piney’ Ban: Finishing southern pine with fire

Since 2004, Michael Moran, and now his partner Celia Gibson, can be found, chisel in hand, building each unique object one piece at a time, one hand-cut joint at a time, watching wood become a functional work of art. Moran

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Zen Meditation on the Art of Creating Shou Sugi Ban Boards

John Neeman Tools shows us how shou sugi ban should be done – by hand, under dappled sunlight and with a zen master playing the flute as accompaniment. Check out his meditative video tutorial – without any words to take away from

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Shou-Sugi-Ban Wood Siding

From Remodelista, a photo-overview of how to create Shou Sugi Ban siding. One family’s account of building a house in Southern California with Mexico City–born, San Diego–based architect Sebastian Mariscal.

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Weekend Project: Make a Shou Sugi Ban dining table

From the Felted Fox, this weekend try creating a Shou sugi Ban table with only a few simple materials needed.  Though a few expletives were uttered during the making of this table (which come standard with my husband’s DIY projects),

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Apartment Therapy Tutorial: Make a Shou Sugi Ban Wall

Apartment Therapy gives a helpful tutorial on making your own Shou Sugi Ban wall. Note their safety tips! For those of you who would like to try this yourself, please be aware that dust from charred wood is so fine

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