Kankin Shita by Reclaimed DesignWorks features cypress burnt in the Japanese style of shou sugi ban. Kankin Shita can be used for interior wall or ceiling cladding.
Kankin Shita is carefully charred, misted with water, cooled, brushed and then stained/sealed. The top coat sealer is applied prior to shipping (for exterior applications, we recommend sealing the backside as well as the face). The burning process accentuates the wood grain and creates varying colors when viewed from different angles and in different light.
Attributes of Kankin Shita
Kankin Shita is made with cypress sourced from the Southern United States and can be used for interior wall cladding or ceiling cladding. With its legendary beauty and natural durability, cypress has long been a staple as an exterior wood siding product. Because cypress generates its own preservative oil, called cypressene, it’s an ideal wood for locations with constant heat, humidity, and torrential rains.