“Shou-Sugi-Ban” the art of Japanese burnt wood finishing

Shou-Sugi-Ban is for me, one of the fascinating wood finishing techniques and one of my favorites for the feel of the wood when complete. I love running my hand over the rough yet smooth texture it creates.  The term “Shou-Sugi-Ban” is Japanese (焼杉板), it translates to Read More …

Some special wood and faux finishes

I’ve always been fascinated by different finishes and paint techniques. So I do a lot of experimenting. Sometimes I feel like its working with pottery glazes. Each one can make something so different. These are a few special finishes I love. Not always a fan of Read More …