Shou Sugi Ban is an ancient Japanese technique of burning wood as a preservative treatment for exterior siding. The process gives our Larch a dark, slightly iridescent look that in exterior uses can change over time, depending on its exposure to the elements. The evolving look suggests the Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi – a reminder of the transience and imperfection of all things. Our Color Char is a custom product available in numerous hues. The specific finish can be tailored to either an exterior or interior application.
Crafted from Sustainable Harvested Larch, often a cast off by product of the logging industry. Our products are made here in the USA, in a way that’s healthy for you, our employees, and the environment. Our 13-acre NY facility is home to over 400 solar panels which help power our office. Our mill and kilns are heated 100% with our scrap wood. Pioneer Millworks is FSC chain of custody certified in three categories and Green America approved. All of our products are LEED point eligible.