Roasted Ash, a shorter and sexier name for "thermally modified wood" is made by placing the timber in a oxygen free furnace above 180 degrees. This process induce chemical changes in the cell wall components of the wood. These changes enhances the wood durability. It also gives a absolutely stunning dark brown color. The idea of using roasted wood felt aligned with the purpose of the object.
Each wooden piece is hand crafted in Quebec city. No dyes are added, the pigmentation of the wood is purely (100%) natural. Only an organic flaxseed oil which contains micronized wax assuring its humidity barrier and approved for contact with food is applied as a finish on each piece. This flaxseed oil comes from Proulxville in Quebec. All the stainless steel bases are also machined by a local shop from Quebec city and the steel is solely from North American providers.