Monthly Archives: January 2023

From Dana’s Bench: How Torrefied Woods Benefit Bourgeois Guitars

The Vikings never reached the stony shores of Down East Maine. But one revolutionary wood-manipulating technology that helped them explore the North is making a big impact on how we make guitars here in Lewiston. Torrefied wood is, basically, wood changed chemically by intentional, controlled heat treatment. The nimble and seaworthy Viking ships that raided […]