Yakisugi

Yakisugi (Shou Sugi Ban)

Yakisugi, often labeled as Shou Sugi Ban with Chinese translation,  is a wood cladding made of charred cypress from traditional Japanese practice.

Pros
  • weather-resistant
  • avoid insect infestation
  • higher fire retardency
  • dimensionally stable
  • original charred colour can be retained for 40 to 80 years
Cons
  • brushed color will weather and required optional maintainence like re-oiling or replacement
  • only Japnese cypress can reacts for the high quality from the tradition
Application

wall and ceiling cladding

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