Shou sugi ban carbonized wood siding from Japan, what is it & how to make it?
...Shou sugi ban siding?
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Shou sugi ban is an ancient Japanese carbonized wood finish created by burning the surface of wood to preserve it. The final product is also known as Yakisugi (yaki means to cook/burn and sugi is the Japanese name for cedar), but shou-sugi-ban seems to have won as the m...