AMERICAN OAK TIMBER FLOORING
AMERICAN OAK OR (QUERCUS ALBA)
American Oak is a common medium-sized hardwood native to central North America. This imported species is popular worldwide for its fantastic character and pronounced grain patterns.
Back sawn boards expose the grain in way that shows interesting swirls and and when stained they take more stain than the rest of the board thus making them more pronounced.
The timber is pale yellow-brown to gold honey-brown, sometimes with a pink tinge. Large distinctive growth rings are characteristic of American Oak.
This timber lends itself very well to staining which enhances the grain beautifully.
A mildly hard timber American Oak has a Janka Rating of 6.0. It also comes in a variety of forms, it is available in:
Solid Strip flooring
Slimwood Solid Overlay