Explore The Art Of Japanese Yakisugi Charred Wood Siding

Nakamoto Forestry in Portland, OR is the only source of correctly manufactured Yakisugi in the West – that means they are doing a heat-treated product with advanced millwork and grading, and high-heat treatment using actual Sugi trees. The oil finishes are also completed in the US. The three traditional surfaces include: Suyaki, Gendai and Pika-Pika; take a look at how Nakamoto is applying them in their work:

Gendai Brushed:
Small Wooden Pavilion – Garrison, NY
Architect: Miguel Quismondo, MQ
Architecture Photo: Miguel de Guzman, Imagen Subliminal

Pika-Pika Wire Brushed:
Cliff Residence – Sagle, ID
Designer/Builder: Collin Beggs Design Build
Photo: Marie-Dominique Verdier

Suyaki Original Charred:
Jazz House – Portland, OR
Architect: Willie Dean, Ground Up Design Works
Builder: Bachelor General Contractor
Siding Contractor: Joseph Ketner Construction
Photo: Aaron Davis, Nakamoto Forestry

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