It took centuries and the fine skills of craftsmen to perfect the art of charring. The art of charring wood take’s time and knowledge and the skill set was often handed down from one generation to the next. Charring first took place in Japan back in the early 1700’s. The wood specie’s of choice was […]
This species creates a nice appearance to the exterior of your home. Available in both premium and knotty grade it provides an appealing option for various final appearances. Pine has long been a staple species in the construction industry and now it has an added benefit with thermal modification being applied. European pine has been […]
When you thermally modify wood the mechanical and acoustical properties of the wood are altered. Due to this there is a new industry emerging in the musical instrument manufacturing business utilizing thermally modified wood. A common thread manufacturers have been commenting on is that thermally modified wood helps project a vintage-like tone to the instrument […]
Thermal modification, which is an emerging, chemical-free technology in the U.S., can add substantial value to wood.
The forest products industry is vital to the economic health of many regions of the U.S.; however, in many areas wood harvest volumes remain well below sustainable harvest levels, leading to some negative, cascading effects across the industry, such as lower economic returns from forest land and increased wildfire hazards. One way to incentivize increased […]