What is the term Yakisugi?

The terms Yakisugi or Shou Sugi Ban are Japanese terms and they stand for a burnt cedar board. This describes the centuries-old technique of making wood resistant to insect infestation, wetness and fire. The procedure has been used in Japan since the 18th century and has only been somewhat forgotten for the last 100 years. … Continue reading What is the term Yakisugi?