Posts Tagged: Shou Sugi Ban

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 03

Thanks so much to Sean Higgins, Sara Pajunen and John Moore for helping us with this Yaki Sugi burn session.  We completed all of the 12′ length boards! Sean made this time-lapse video of our process:     Tyler and

Yaki Sugi: Day 03

Thanks so much to Sean Higgins, Sara Pajunen and John Moore for helping us with this Yaki Sugi burn session.  We completed all of the 12′ length boards! Sean made this time-lapse video of our process:     Tyler and

Yaki Sugi: Day 02

After the tests done yesterday, we’re on to our first full batch of shou-sugi-ban, or yakisugi. Getting our stations worked out. Testing a lighter toasting for feasibility on the interior. Timing and recording the process. Torching the knots. Penofin Verde

Yaki Sugi: Day 02

After the tests done yesterday, we’re on to our first full batch of shou-sugi-ban, or yakisugi. Getting our stations worked out. Testing a lighter toasting for feasibility on the interior. Timing and recording the process. Torching the knots. Penofin Verde

MPLS Build Space!

After our initial build space fell through, we reached out into our various networks and found this gem of a space in the Seward neighborhood.   Thanks so much to Carrie and Tory for allowing us to burn cedar and

MPLS Build Space!

After our initial build space fell through, we reached out into our various networks and found this gem of a space in the Seward neighborhood.   Thanks so much to Carrie and Tory for allowing us to burn cedar and