Another added feature to wood by Tantimber Quality is the Charred Surface. A technique from the 18th Century from Japan called “shou sugi ban” being used that times as a preservative to wood which becomes the trend of Wood Architecture nowadays. With Tantimber’s dimensional stable, durable wood products the Charred Wood affect gives the wood a long lasting surface treatment for up to 20 years while it also improves the thermal conductivity and is increasing the fire rating of the wood.Tantimber Charred Wood Products can be applied on TMT Ash, TMT Clear Grade Pine and TMT Tulipwood products and the visual integrity to nature, wood and architecture combinations is exactly that what is being expected in Today’s Home Designs. Shadow wood – Authentic, safe and aesthetic with long lasting colour for many years.