REMODELISTA | Remodeling 101: Shou Sugi Ban Charred Wood
August 20, 2017
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 the good news is that charred wood is now widely available for domestic use. Read more here.