How To Finish Boards Using Shou Sugi Ban - Two Videos
Japanese technique of preserving/antiquing wood "Shou-sugi-ban Yakisugi 焼き杉, is demonstrated in two videos: one shows four steps burning, brushing, washing, then coating the boards with tung oil; the other by Portland State Community College talks about a sustainable homebuilding project.
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
Chapter III Care Of Lumber
14. The piling of lumber. - (A.) To the uninitiated it may seem that the piling of lumber is work upon which it is not necessary to expend much skill, but there are few operations in which carelessnes...
From shou-sugi-ban to acetylated wood – a clean, green future in wood preservation
Since humans began using wood, the material has always been subject to more or less successful methods of wood preservation. Alexander the Great is said to have soaked wood used for bridge building…
Dukta is a novel cutting technique that imparts flexibility to wood and wood-based products. Through the use of precise incisions, the material takes on almost textile-like characteristics and its qualities and areas of application become considerably expanded
Tips & Tricks: Different Joinery Techniques
What are your "tips and tricks" (and challenges) re: *JOINERY techniques* What are the different ways to join wood? "*Gateway to all Tips & Tricks Topics*":http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP/blog/24914