In our manufactory we ennoble local timber with the process of carbonisation. Yes, we burn the wood. All timber are from the local forests of the island of Usedom in the very north of germany.
The results are unique, sustainable, ecologically valuable timbers wich withstand climate without additional chemical treatments.
This century-old technique, to make timber resistant, has been used by the ancestors of our baltic region, slavs and vikings, in their house and boot construction.
The art of burning wood is also know as shou sugi ban in japan and used until today for wooden facades.
We defined these old techniques new, refined it and call it- RAUCH/HOLZ
our charred wood products are:
- durable, perfect for outside installation
- resistant to fungus and vermin
- water resistant, hydrophobic thanks to a micro-compressed surface
- charismatic, unique, sincere...
Feel the magic and power of fire and wood, the elegance of black.
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note: to minimize mechanical rub off we treat the surfaces with natural oils and wood tar. The result can be chosen to mat or brilliant finish.
- oiled, mat
- ca. 3 mm depth of burning
- multiple burned
- ca. 3-4 mm depth of burning
- deep structure finish
- multiple brushed
- ca. 2 mm depth of burning
- intensive finish
- cleaned and polished
- ca. 2 mm depth of burining
- satin finish
All examples shown are in pinewood.
Rauch/Holz- carbonized timber is a natural product and varies in dimension and structure.
The finish will react to its environment, surrounding, and can change its condition depending on position, climate, and mechanical influences. Rauch/Holz lives too, but age worthily.
Holidayhouse in Kölpinsee on the island of Usedom,enobled with RauchHolz facade.
Untreatend carbonised wood.