The colour of oak heartwood is from light brown to brown. The heartwood is classified as class 2 durable (BS EN 350-2). The density ranges from 0.67 to 0.73 (g/cm3).. Oak has been known as an excellent durable boat building timber for centuries. Today it is widely used for flooring, wine barrels, exclusive furniture and joinery. European Oak is slightly dearer than Siberian Larch. Timber can get stained when in contact with metal fittings.
The Oak we use comes from sustainable farmed forestry in Germany and the USA (PEFC certified). Other species like Western Red Cedar, Dark Red Meranti or Macrocarpa can be used as well Please inquire about availability.