Remodeling 101: Shou Sugi Ban Wood as Siding and Flooring

From Remodelista, an article about how shou sugi ban is catching fire in the world of hip designers and architects.

Repeat after us: Shou sugi ban. Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese method involves torching your building materials. The results are long lived and hauntingly beautiful. And now charred wood is widely available for domestic use.

 

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  • richardsmith

    Hello Thanks for sharing this wonderful information.It is so helpful to everyone.
    Can we have used the Shou Sugi Ban technique to treat the exterior or interior products.