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.
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 yearsOrigin of Kährs Oak flooring: Sweden and further south in EuropeHardness: Hard, dense and strong. Brinell value: 3.7Colour change: Medium-strong. Oak darkens gently over the years and takes on an amber-like tone.