The term “Shou-Sugi-Ban” is Japanese (焼杉板) and literally translates to “burnt cedar board”. The term is commonly used to describe the centuries old Japanese technique of charring “Sugi” (cedar) planks used for residential siding, fencing, and decking projects, now being used in the west for more aesthetic reasons.
Parker Burrer has been experimenting with different materials while designing custom creations for his customers. He used live edge lumber and metal legs to create these stunning tables.
Parker Burrer is one of those master craftsmen who likes to play around with different styles when designing custom creations for his customers. He uses a healthy mix of old school craftsmanship with modern technology.
It's quite possible that no two wood species compliment each other more than Maple and Cedar, which couldn't be more evident than in this beautiful creation by Wood shop Manager Billy Leeka!