Stones Within Wood by Wolf Brüning Detail of a modern art sculpture on the Darß peninsula, Germany So simple and yet the stones set in the wood for contrast is just so very unusual and unique! I love the artists choice of stones!
Remodeling Shou Sugi Ban Torched Lumber: Repeat after us: shou sugi ban. Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese method involves torching your building materials.
Shou-sugi-ban: a Japanese style burnt wood siding (shou-sugi-ban). This technique adds beauty and longevity to wood siding. Traditionally, cedar was burnt in Japan to increase the wood's resistance to insects and fire.