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KD European Oak European Oak, also known as Quercus robur, is a hardwood tree native to Europe and Asia. The tree can grow up to 40 metres tall, with a straight and cylindrical trunk. The heartwood of European Oak is light to medium brown in colour, with a straight and even grain, and a fine and uniform texture. The sapwood is typically a light beige colour. European Oak is a highly sought-after wood for a wide range of applications due to its strength, durability, and beautiful appearance. It is commonly used for high-end furniture, flooring, cabinetry, architectural millwork, and wine barrels. The wood is also highly receptive to stains and finishes, which allows it to be customised to suit a variety of design styles and preferences. European Oak is a sustainable timber source, with forests being managed for selective harvesting to ensure future growth. The wood is readily available and moderately priced, which makes it a popular choice for both commercial and domestic applications. The wood is known for its stability and resistance to warping, which makes it ideal for use in furniture and flooring. European Oak is also known for its excellent workability, as it can be easily machined, sanded, and finished to achieve a smooth surface. It is also highly receptive to glue and can be nailed or screwed with ease. The wood is also known for its ability to take stains and finishes well, which makes it a popular choice for a variety of design styles. One of the unique features of European Oak is its distinct figure, which is characterized by a straight and even grain pattern, occasional knots, and medullary rays. This figure is highly prized by woodworkers and can add a unique and striking element to any project. Additionally, European Oak is a hardwood that can be successfully quarter sawn, which can further enhance its figure. Overall, European Oak is a luxurious and beautiful wood that is prized for its strength, durability, and striking appearance. Its versatility makes it a popular choice for a wide range of high-end applications, from furniture and cabinetry to flooring and wine barrels.
Category Hardwoods / European Hardwoods Botanitcal Name Quercus Petraea and Robur Origin European Uses Furniture and cabinetmaking, flooring, boatbuilding, Interior and exterior joinery, coffins, gates and fencing
Density 720 kg/m3 *Density can vary 20% or more* Colour Yellowish Brown Grain Straight Texture Medium to Course
KD Prime European Oak 27mm x 100mm + Wdr 34mm x 100mm + Wdr 40mm x 100mm + Wdr 40mm x 100mm + Wdr - Wide & Long Stock 52mm x 100mm + Wdr 65mm x 100mm + Wdr 80mm x 100mm + Wdr KD Prime European Oak C4S 50mm x 100mm + Wdr - 1.5mtr Lengths 50mm x 100mm + Wdr - 1.8mtr Lengths 50mm x 100mm + Wdr - 2.4mtr Lengths 50mm x 100mm + Wdr - 3.0mtr Lengths & Longer KD Prime European Oak Squares Sawn / Pre-machinied 50mm x 50mm - 900mm Lengths 50mm x 50mm - 1100mm Lengths
KD Character Grade European Oak 27mm x 170mm Only 27mm x 200mm Only 27mm x 260mm Only 27mm x 280mm Only 27mm x 300mm Only KD Rustic Grade European Oak 38mm x 100mm + Wdr 80mm x 100mm + Wdr KD Select Grade European Oak 40mm x 100mm + Wdr 52mm x 100mm + Wdr 65mm x 100mm + Wdr 80mm x 100mm + Wdr KD Pippy Oak 27mm x 100mm + Wdr