A truly unique burn wood wall art created of larch tree cross-cut slabs. Their surface and sides were smoothed and polished for clear exposition of rings drawing. The edges were gently rounded which effected in a cleansed shape of each piece of wood making it both modern-and-reclaimed looking wooden wall art. The irregular shapes of the larch tree pieces with their clear ring drawings are an excellent opportunity to take a moment to relax and contemplate the artwork of nature…
The growing for last few years “burn wood” trend in designing brings an ancient Shou Sugi Ban technique back to life. The technique was originally used to preserve wood The Shou Sugi Ban process is environmentally friendly and doesn't contribute to harmful pollution. Nowadays, as a current trend in modern architecture, you meet Shou Sugi Ban being used for making furniture and wooden wall panels and artwork. This is because the technique is excellent to fit into both modern and rustic settings.
The shown artwork is a previously sold one. This listing is for 47"x25,5" (120x65cm) piece. We will custom make similar panels of this design. We can customize the dimensions, color (natural or burn), shape and even used spices of tree. Each artwork will be absolutely unique and never exactly the same as shown on pictures.
The slices of wood are stuck to the dark gray (or customized color) painted plywood with strong glue which give this wall hanging an aesthetic outlook. All panels come with tooth hangers attached on the back for quick and easy mounting on a wall.
The process of creation the wooden artwork.
The whole process of making this unique wooden wall art takes much time. Although this process is a lot of fun, a lot of hard work is also done. But the effects are truly rewarding… Starting from claiming the tree to the final finishing, each piece passes through our hands several times. It has to be treated individually with due care and attention to fully bring out its natural beauty and to not interfere with its natural character. We start from finding and buying the tree from state or private forest (larch tree is not very common), then we air dry it for a period of 6 up to 24 (!) months. Afterwards we kiln dry the wood to eliminate insects that lives inside. Then the tree is cleaned, cross cut, shaped (with simple tools), smoothed and sanded. Only now is the time to create an artwork - laying down the mosaic of slices according to the ealier design. Although Shou Sugi Ban technique is great to preserve wood, we still each piece is impregnated each piece with an organic oil to prevent them from further cracking and color changing.
Our eco approach
We stick to our environmentally friendly approach throughout the entire manufacturing process. We try to utilize the pieces of wood as much as we can. Cut-offs from large wood pieces are used to make smaller forms and decorations. Wood chips provide our workshop with heat. Sawdust goes to a composting facility to prepare fertile ground for other trees and plants.
In order to keep its naturalness and freshness, wood demands the best preparations. Caring for the environment and your comfort, we impregnate our furniture and protect each piece against dust and dirt using organic oils and waxes only. We work with sellected British Fiddes & Son, German Livos and Finnish Tikkurila oils which are based on natural components: linseed oil, waxes, resin and wood oils. The composition of these is either 100 % organic or contains trace amounts of solvents. These oils don’t cover the wood with a chemical skin. Organic oils and waxes enhance the beauty of the wood and protect it very well. And, what is most important: organically impregnated wood does not lose any of its freshness or naturalness!
To learn more about our vision, design, organic approach, features of solid wood and ways of taking care of our pieces, please go to the shop additional information and FAQs section: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FreeTreeStudio/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav
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Most of the items are built to order. The waiting time depends on the item, to build a furniture we need from 2 to 6 weeks. The time of completion depends on current work list and availability of the dried wood. We recommend to email us before making an order to learn about currently estimated time. When you decided to buy one of our products we ask you to pay 20% deposit fee to secure a spot on our wait list. Balance has to be paid before any item is shipped out. Because the items are made to order, the cancellation is not possible.
The prices do not include international customs – we ship from the European Union region. Custom duty may be required when the item is shipped beyond the EU.
We ship worldwide via UPS, FedEx, DPD, Raben, DHL and GLS. . Shipping method and price depend on the item ordered and the destination.
For UE destinations we release items to a carrier that will require proof of delivery and signature. Parcels below 20 kg (44 ibs) shipped to Northen America are also released to a carrier that will require proof of delivery.
You should inspect the piece(s) upon delivery. If the product comes to you damaged, you should refuse the item at delivery !!! If the item appears to be damaged once it's unpacked you have to notify us immediately !!!
Please notify us within 3 days of receipt if any piece(s) do not comply with the order or the order is incomplete. You will be deemed to have accepted the piece(s) unless you notify us in email of any damaged or incomplete of piece(s) during the Inspection Period of 3 days from the delivery.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 3 days of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Buyers residing EU countries , USA and Canada have the right to return an item within 14 days of receiving it. This right does not extend to custom-made products. The buyer is always responsible for paying return shipping costs.
If you wish to return a product please complete this
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Custom orders - since an item is made to order we accept no returns unless the item arrives broken or damage - please see Shipping Policy.
All damage items may be replaced or refounded depanding on customer's will. We insure the dispatched goods to the value of the items.
As each piece of wood is absolutely unique the pieces of furniture we build are never exactly the same as shown on pictures.
Please note that the wood has natural features such as cracks, blemishes, knots which provide each finished piece of furniture with a distinct and unique look. They are not considered as wood imperfections and are not a subject of claims of compensation or refunds. Please read about features of solid wood in additional information section.
Free Tree Studio warrants the repair or replacement of any furniture which is defective in material or craftsmanship for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase. The warranty applies to furniture used for its intended use. To make a claim your original sales receipt will be required.
The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear, water marks, or any natural changes that occurs on the pieces of wood .
We will not repair or replace products treated with chemical detergents or other aggressive cleaning liquids .
The warranty does not refer to differences from piece to piece nor from pictures of furniture shown on the website.
If a refund or a repair is deemed necessary by the seller the buyer must pay for return shipping for a refund. The refund will be issued once the item(s) is returned in suitable packaging to prevent damage during shipment and all items are accounted for.
The pieces of wood dry off for a long time. It is a natural process of an organic matter. It effects in checks and cracks which are elements of the design of each piece. The ongoing process of drying off may increase existing cracks on the sides or ends of pieces or generate new ones. These variations are part of the beauty of the wood and have been planned in the design of each piece. The wood can slightly change its color over time, the intensity of this change depends on exposure to sunlight and heat. The warranty does not cover these changes. To learn more about drying off and color change of solid wood go to additional information and FAQs section: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FreeTreeStudio/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav
WOOD CRACKING AND COLOR CHANGE
Wood is a hygroscopic matter which means it tends to maintain the same amount of moisture as the surrounding air. Each tree accumulates a large amount of juices, whose main ingredient is water. The pieces of wood we use are dried before built to furniture. During the air and kiln drying most of the wood vapour. The tempo of drying depend on the mass of the piece, in general a more massive piece needs more time to vapour the moisture. At this time the log or other piece of wood shrinks which almost always results in cracking on the sides or ends of a pieces. The pieces of wood may still crack even when assembled into frame. Each piece will continue to loose moisture when it arrives to its final destination as it needs to acclimatize itself to the lower humidity of its new environment. The existing cracks can deepen and new ones may appear. This is a natural result of a further shrinking. Such is the beauty of the natural wood , which works all the time astonishing us with new cracks that spontaneously arise in the block. They highlight the natural character of the wood and can’t be deemed as ‘’defects” of the furniture. Cracking doesn’t affect the piece's functionality or structural strength and will not result in a refund or compensation.
CARE OF YOUR PIECE
To keep your organic, solid wood furniture in an excellent condition you need to remember of proper cleaning and care. The key rules are:
• avoid placing hot cups or vessels directly neither or on the wooden elements nor tampered glass table tops.
• keep your furniture away from the radiator
• to remove the dust use a vacuum cleaner with a soft brush attachment
• wipe away surface marks using a clean, damp cloth.
• avoid strong, aggressive – acid containing commercial cleaners and polishes. We can supply you we proper detergents at your purchase.
• make sure a proper air circulation between the wood and the floor is always maintained. Don’t remove leg levellers / casters attached to a piece as the piece may releases humidity which can stain the carpets if it’s placed on directly .
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