Rustic French Oak


Rustic French oak floors treated with natural oils gives the home a contemporary, yet also a neutral character. This oak flooring we can be supplied in various colors, including smoked, smoked white or natural or black. So you can always choose a color that best suits the decor and feel of your living environment.

Rustic French oak flooring

Rustic French oak flooring options

Rustic French oak floors are characterized by their yellow to brown cognac-like color. The so-called cat paws (small tassels) also characterize French oaks. It is the most popular wood variety for an oak floor. The floorboards are available from 14 cm to 38 cm wide. They can be installed either floating or glued. We have a variety of models of skirting boards, so you can always find the right finish for your wooden floor.

A rustic French oak wooden floor can be cleaned every day. By swiping the floor, you are also maintaining the floor at the same time. View the color chart to compare various finishes of wooden floors.

Rustic French oak floors can be supplied as an engineered wood floor or solid wood floor, depending on the application or if you, for example, want to place the wood floor on underfloor heating.

Delivery time is 2 to 6 weeks within the Netherlands.

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Rustic French Oak Product Specifications

Rustic French Oak creates a nice floor image full of character. With this sorting you get the true experience of a wooden floor.

Wood Species: French Oak (Quercus Petrea)
Janka Hardness: 6280N
Bonding: Good
Growth Area: France
Dimensions & tolerances: Tolerances allowed only for unavoidable machining inaccuracies and variations in air humidity and structural differences.

Thickness:
Solid:     20mm
Robin:    6mm top layer
Vincent: 4mm top layer
Floortje: 3mm top layer

Tolerance:
± 0,1mm
± 0,1mm
± 0,1mm
± 0,1mm

Length:
Solid:      800 – 2500mm
Robin:    2000 - 5000mm
Vincent: 2000- 2400mm
Floortje: 2000 - 2200mm


75% longer than 150cm
75% longer than 150cm
75% longer than 150cm
75% longer than 150cm

Width:
Solid:     160 – 220mm
Robin:    100 - 400mm
Vincent:   70 - 280mm
Floortje: 180 or 220mm

Tolerance:
± 0,1mm
± 0,1mm
± 0,1mm
± 0,1mm

Parallelism: Moisture percentage: 7 – 11% ± 0,1mm per 500mm length
Toleranties regarding sorting: Knots Healthy knots and deformations up to approx. 5,5 cm are allowed. Unhealthy knots up to approx. 2 cm allowed. Number of knots per m1 unlimited allowed
Sapwood Very limited
Heartwood Limited
Growth Defects Max. 20mm wide
Open defects Limited
Stains Limited
Mold Very limited
Dry slats Not allowed
Pin holes Not allowed
Cracks short side Surface and short side cracks are permitted, but may not determine the surface appearance
Cracks in the plank Not allowed
Tolerances regarding shape: Squareness Rectangular, tolerance ± 4% compared to width
Bend Length* 1mm per 1000mm length
Height of curvature** 1mm per 500mm length
Cupping*** Concave and convex less than 1mm

*curvature perpendicular to the longitudinal axis in the horizontal plane (banana formation).
**curvature perpendicular to the longitudinal axis in the vertical plane (wave-formation).
***longitudinal axis curvature.

Implementation: Provided with tongue and groove, and at least three stress grooves on the underside. Long visible sides are provided with inclined edge (bevel): 2.5mm at an angle of 45 °. Fit of tongue and groove: handshake, light clamping, difference in height at visible side is 0.1 mm max.

Imperfections: There is no single piece of wood that is exactly the same as another. Solid wood flooring is a natural product and therefore the surface features may differ from the product specifications listed above. In total, approximately 2.5% deviation is allowed from what is stated above.