Use a blow torch to create a duo-tone effect on wood. Lay the torch at such an angle that the flame licks across the surface as you move horizontally. After that, wipe it down with a wet cloth and sta(Desk Diy Ideas)
Remodeling Shou Sugi Ban Torched Lumber: Repeat after us: shou sugi ban. Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese method involves torching your building materials.
Horse Office or Bedroom --- You can get an unstained wood box similar to this at craft stores like AC Moore and Micheals. Stain or paint it to work with your office or room (or, leave as is) and add horseshoes as handles.