Posts Tagged: Char wood

Yaki Sugi: Day 07

We have finished the burn.  Seven days of burning, brushing, poly-coating, wiping and stacking. We’ve made it.  Thanks so much to Tyler for all of his hard work figuring out best practices for this process.  Thanks also to John Moore, Ilana

Yaki Sugi: Day 07

We have finished the burn.  Seven days of burning, brushing, poly-coating, wiping and stacking. We’ve made it.  Thanks so much to Tyler for all of his hard work figuring out best practices for this process.  Thanks also to John Moore, Ilana

Yaki Sugi: Day 06

We had an excellent day of burning today, and were joined by architects and designers, interested in learning the process of creating Yaki Sugi Ita.  Thanks so much to Dale Mulfinger, Jody McGuire, Aaron Amosson, Peter Crandall, Matt Tierney, Katie Myhre,

Yaki Sugi: Day 06

We had an excellent day of burning today, and were joined by architects and designers, interested in learning the process of creating Yaki Sugi Ita.  Thanks so much to Dale Mulfinger, Jody McGuire, Aaron Amosson, Peter Crandall, Matt Tierney, Katie Myhre,

Yaki Sugi: Day 05

Another evening of burning, tried it outside this time. Spot treating the knots. When we burn the boards, the hard parts of the wood don’t char as quickly. So instead of over-burning the softer parts of the wood, we “spot

Yaki Sugi: Day 05

Another evening of burning, tried it outside this time. Spot treating the knots. When we burn the boards, the hard parts of the wood don’t char as quickly. So instead of over-burning the softer parts of the wood, we “spot

Yaki Sugi: Day 04

Burning the midnight oil, burning wood.  Molly and Tyler have developed the burn and finishing process to maximize time and resources.  With so many boards and so little time, efficiency is the name of the game!   The raw Cedar

Yaki Sugi: Day 04

Burning the midnight oil, burning wood.  Molly and Tyler have developed the burn and finishing process to maximize time and resources.  With so many boards and so little time, efficiency is the name of the game!   The raw Cedar

Yaki Sugi : Day 01

Sauna exterior Cedar, delivered early!   Tyler gives the 3″ x 1″ material its first toasting A slight toasting creates a beautiful effect, but also reminiscent of a ghost town storefront Two different levels of char wrap the exterior of Little Box

Yaki Sugi : Day 01

Sauna exterior Cedar, delivered early!   Tyler gives the 3″ x 1″ material its first toasting A slight toasting creates a beautiful effect, but also reminiscent of a ghost town storefront Two different levels of char wrap the exterior of Little Box

LBS Renderings

A look at experiential renderings for the sauna at IKEA and MOA/Radisson Blu. Also a material close up!

LBS Renderings

A look at experiential renderings for the sauna at IKEA and MOA/Radisson Blu. Also a material close up!

Detail Wood Siding Research

A look into siding detail research. We wanted to compare spacing between the burnt wood boards with materials/transparencies behind. We also wanted to experiment with how we are going to burn the wood. A choice between only burning the faces

Detail Wood Siding Research

A look into siding detail research. We wanted to compare spacing between the burnt wood boards with materials/transparencies behind. We also wanted to experiment with how we are going to burn the wood. A choice between only burning the faces