what is yakisugi?
In Japan, Yakisugi is wood burnt according to the ancestral method of Shou Sugi Ban.
Once the combustion process is complete, the wood will double its life expectancy, sometimes exceeding 80 years. It will also require little or no maintenance throughout its lifespan and will be more resistant to fire, insects, and rot.
Environmentally speaking, Yakisugi is a very interesting choice being a renewable, biodegradable, sustainable material that requires no use of dye or other chemicals.
100% natural Without stain or varnish
Local and non-threatened raw material
Maintenance with natural oil Ideal for LEED projects
Resistant and DURABLe
Stubborn against rot
Resistant to flames and UV rays Protection
against harmful insects
Very good impermeability
elegant and high-end
For classic interior and exterior designs
Chic, elegant and modern
Adapts easily to different types of designs (warmer or more refined)
Very original material that remains quite rare.
Affordable material for purchase
Very little (or no) maintenance
Very profitable over time
Very long life without deterioration
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Yakisugi Carbonized Wood
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our product is guaranteed for life. Do you know better?
At Arbres et Bois, we are assured of the quality of our Reptile and Atacama burned wood and that is why we guarantee them for a period of 60 years. This is another excellent reason to consider Yakisugi as a safe bet for your next design or architecture project.