A board burned ½-in. deep becomes naturally weather and insect resistant. Charring boards in this way was a common finish in the old days in Japan.
These days it’s more for an authentic look, but it’s functional, too.
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At Daizen, we ensure client expectations and understanding
of processes are met through all phases of our work, from structural design
and engineering to fabrication of timber frames and assembly and