Shou-sugi-ban 焼杉板, or burnt sugi board is a Japanese technique of creating timber cladding that should last over 80 years. Sugi is known as Japanese cedar, Instead of sugi, our wood species are Belinga.
Shou-sugi-ban / Charred Wood Siding / Burnt Wood Siding: This technique adds beauty and longevity to wood siding. Traditionally, cedar was burnt in Japan to increase the wood's resistance to insects and fire.
I love the corner detail on this rustic tabletop made from barn wood planks. We have to remove the desk from the family room to put in the new floors. We're going to reconfigure it from a corner desk to a straight desk along the wall when we reinstall it.