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French and European Solid Oak Flooring

European and French Solid Oak Flooring Pre-Finished available colours (please see our engineered timber flooring collection) 

Size: 1900L x 180,190,200,220 and 240mmW x 19mmT (15-20% short boards between 600-1300mmL)

Surface Finishing: Brushed, Semi-Brushed, Distressed and Aged.

Grades: ABC and ABCDE

Treatments: MIROTON UV Oil


Solid Oak flooring are made of planks milled from a single piece of timber. Solid wood floors were originally used for structural purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers. With the increased use of concrete as a subfloor in some parts of the world, engineered wood flooring has gained some popularity. However, solid timber floors are still common and popular. Solid oak flooring have a thicker wear surface and can be sanded and finished more times than an engineered wood floor. It is not uncommon for homes in New England, Eastern Canada, and Europe to have the original solid wood floor still in use today.

Solid oak flooring is milled from a single piece of timber that is kiln or air dried before sawing. Depending on the desired look of the floor, the timber can be cut in three ways: flat-sawn, quarter-sawn, and rift-sawn. The timber is cut to the desired dimensions and either packed unfinished for a site-finished installation or finished at the factory. The moisture content at time of manufacturing is carefully controlled to ensure the product does not warp during transport and storage.

A number of proprietary features for solid wood floorboards are available. Many solid wood floors come with grooves cut into the back of the wood that run the length of each plank, often called ‘absorption strips,’ that are intended to reduce cupping. Solid oak flooring are mostly manufactured .75 inches (19 mm) thick with a tongue-and-groove for installation.