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Yaki Sugi: Day 06

We had an excellent day of burning today, and were joined by architects and designers, interested in learning the process of creating Yaki Sugi Ita.  Thanks so much to Dale Mulfinger, Jody McGuire, Aaron Amosson, Peter Crandall, Matt Tierney, Katie Myhre, and Sam Daley.  It was great connecting with other designers around this exciting material process.  

Jody McGuire on torch.

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The Yaki Sugi finish looks iridescent in a particular light

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Dale Mulfinger 'spot treats' the Cedar knots with the small torch

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Matt and Katie are naturals.  It must be something you pick-up going to school in Portland.

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Katie on torch.

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Peter mesmerized by the flame.

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Sam and Tyler burning.

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Deep char of the 6" Cedar boards.

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We are SO close to being done; it's been a burning marathon.

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