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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 […]

Bourgeois Aged Tone OM Vintage Review

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From the January 2014 issue of Acoustic Guitar. Read the PDF of the Full Article here Bourgeois Aged Tone OM Vintage-inspired OM with new top-aging technique delivers great looks and rich tone. By Teja Gerken See the video review at MAINE-BASED LUTHIER DANA BOURGEOIS has stood at the forefront of the vintage-inspired steel-string flattop field […]