Tried by Fire: Shou Sugi Ban

 "...each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work." 1 Corinthians 3:13 It's a remarkable thing the effect that fire can have a piece of wood. If the fire is left uncontrolled, it will reduce beautiful wood to ash. But when the temperature, duration and placement of the fire is controlled, it has the power to reveal hidden strength and beauty. Wood becomes a symphony of colors, contrasts, and grains that were only a dim image of...Read More