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- Common Name:Oak
- Scientific Name:Quercus petraea
- Uses:Flooring, Joinery, Casks/Barrels, Worktops
- Usage Level:High
Uses: Flooring, Gymnasium equipment, Furniture
Uses: Flooring, Worktops, Furniture
Uses: Kitchen worktops and ply
Uses: Joinery, Handles, Flooring
Uses: Joinery, Furniture, Flooring
Uses: Flooring, Sports equipment, Furniture
Uses: Flooring, Decking, Construction
Uses: Flooring, Construction, Plywood
Uses: Flooring, Joinery, Construction
Uses: Flooring, Furniture, Musical Instruments, Worktops
Uses: Decking, External Construction
Uses: Flooring, Furniture, Joinery
European Oak, as it is commonly known, is mostly distributed from Eastern Europe and France.
Its heartwood has a light tan-biscuit colour. It is fairly straight grained, sometimes containing medullary rays.
European Oak is classed as a hardwood that has a medium density and good qualities for steam bending. This timber can be worked with hand tools with a moderate blunting effect.
It is generally a slow drying lumber in order to avoid honey combing, and has a medium amount of movement in service.
European Oak flooring is suitable for all domestic and most commercial projects, and is a very popular species. It is commonly used for high-end refurbishments and new builds.
Oak is a highly versatile species suitable for application with hardwax oils and polyurethane sealers to find the right colour and appearance for you. View our range of Oak floors to find the style you’re looking for. If you’re wondering about the different gradings of Oak flooring, consult our FAQ article.
Above are some examples of products that are available in this species. Below are some examples of projects that have been completed with this species.
To start your project or satisfy any questions you may have please call our sales team, who can advise you on how to proceed, or email the team with your questions at the following contact points:
Tel: 020 8871 9771