“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 …

Finding the stuff to remake, upcycle and recreate

A few months back, I wrote about finding things. Asking for a little help in the discovery process. I got some great ideas in the process. But I also realized how blind I had been all along about finding. There are remaking things everywhere you Read More …