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02 Jun Yakisugi – Japanese Charred Wood

Related Post: Wood Veneer Craftsmanship / Carved 3D Wood Quilting / Kumiko Woodwork Technique

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Yakisugi originated in Japan in the 18th century primarily as way to treat cedar siding to make it weatherproof, the technique – which involves charring a wood surface to render it a deep charcoal black. By slightly charring the surface of the wood without combusting the whole piece, the wood becomes water-proof through the carbonisation and is thus more durable. It also protects against insects, as well as making it fire retardant.

Yakisugi Japanese Charred Wood
Yakisugi Japanese Charred Wood
Yakisugi Japanese Charred Wood
Yakisugi Japanese Charred Wood
Yakisugi Japanese Charred Wood
Yakisugi Japanese Charred Wood

25 Jun Color Stained Wood by Jo Nagasaka

Related Post: Wood Veneer Craftsmanship / Carved 3D Wood Quilting / Kumiko Woodwork Technique [cnt-hide] ColoRing is made by applying three colorpaint layers like strata on an uneven wood surface treated by Udukuri method, the traditional Japanese woodcraft technique; then the undulated paint surface is sanded until...

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