Osaka by Reclaimed DesignWorks features charred western red cedar burnt in the Japanese style of shou sugi ban. Osaka can be used for interior or exterior wall cladding and is standardly select tight knot grade. Osaka can be treated to Class A Fire Rating for Interior Application – please call to inquire.
Osaka 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 back side 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 OSAKA
Charred cedar features shou sugi ban charred western red cedar in a range of colors from a stark, vertical grain black to a knotty natural brown. Western red cedar has been used as a consistent and high performing exterior wood siding for hundreds of years. RDW's charred cedar can be used in exterior applications and interior wall/ceiling cladding.