Specialists in the manufacture of Shou Sugi Ban charred timber.

Our charred timber cladding is a modern application of the ancient Japanese art of charring timber to provide a beautiful and long lasting timber cladding. This is a technique that we have over 8 years of expertise in. The manufacturing process is detailed, accurate and dangerous; one that we have perfected… Shou Sugi Ban.

Based in Amersham Buckinghamshire, we supply across the UK and Europe and can manufacture charred timber cladding to your exact specification, making a unique product especially for you. Our products are usually chosen for their uniqueness, quality and ability to match a wide range of specifications.

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More than simply a product, it’s an art!

Traditional techniques are used by us to offer uniqueness to each individual project. There are many finishes and textures we can provide for interior and exterior projects. From the traditional highly charred fragile looking to the sleek and contemporary finish; we provide them all.

We produce all our Shou Sugi Ban by hand and to order. We supply standard and bespoke profiles, multiple timber species and in all dimensions – all on specification.

Professional Shou Sugi Ban Installation

We offer the full professional design service for all cladding projects. We also work closely with you to devise the perfect finish for your charred timber, knowing that each individual board will be entirely unique in its finish and personal to you. Correct structural design is important, so at Exterior Solutions we care greatly that your project is a success.

We have the expertise to carry out accurate topographic surveys of sites and produce detailed engineering CAD drawings that are appropriately detailed and laid out for construction purposes. Our engineering design capabilities are for domestic and commercial decking installations.

Our professionally installed charred timber cladding is fit for purpose and constructed by specialist carpenters. All of our staff are experienced, insured and well managed. Our installations are for domestic and commercial use and always conform to current building regulations and EC5 Regulations promulgated by TRADA, The Timber Research and Development Association, of which, we are full members.

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