Uzukuri (浮造り) – refers to wood that has been “scrubbed” with a rough or bristly brush, such as a wire or straw brush, to bring out the wood grain. The scrubbing removes and/or compresses the softer wood in-between the grain and gives the appearance of considerably older or more weathered wood.

Uzukuri T&G

Uzukuri w/ Brush

Uzukuri can also refer to a wooden laminate or simply wood that bears these characteristics but may not necessarily have been put through the above process.

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