Oak is a hard, strong wood species with a long, straight grain. The wood has a pale brown tone that turns a yellow amber colour over time. Oak is the most popular choice for flooring and furniture in Europe and the USA.
Oak (Lat. Quercus robur)
Family: Beech (Lat. Fagaceae)
Size: Oak can grow up to 30 m in height. The trunk can grow to around 10 m in circumference.
Ready to fell: 50-150 years
Origin of Kährs Oak flooring: Sweden and further south in Europe
Hardness: Hard, dense and strong. Brinell value: 3.7
Colour change: Medium-strong. Oak darkens gently over the years and takes on an amber-like tone.