shou sugi ban
PROJECT: Carved Table
For reasons unknown to heaven and earth, our author decided to make a table out of this discarded piece of cottonwood. (Or is it a bench?)
VIDEO: How to Apply Shou Sugi Ban Charred Wood Finish
Learn how burning your project can actually protect it in the long run. Show Sugi Ban is the wood finishing technique of charring the surface of wood to make it more resistant to water, insects and UV rays.