Interior Timber Species For Flooring & Panelling
Sustainability Key: Flooring (F) Sarking/Panelling (S)
American Hard Maple colouring is creamwhite with a pinkish tinge. Usually straight grain but sometimes curly or wavy and the texture is fine and even. Fine brown lines give an attractive growth ring figure.
American White Ash sapwood is white. It has a strong grain pattern similar to Oak. The wood is generally straight grained and crown cut with a coarse but even texture.
American white oak is a pale yellow-brown biscuit colour with a pinkish tint. Straight grained and mainly crown cut with a characteristic silver grain figure on quarter sawn material. This comes from the timber’s broad rays which give white oak this unique characteristic.
(Eucalyptus regnans & delegatensis)
Also known as Victorian Ash or Tasmanian Oak it is a mixture of two Eucalypt species. It ranges in colour from pale pink to brown straw. It is straight, open and even grained with a uniform texture, all quarter sawn for stability.
European Beech heartwood and sapwood are cream to pale pink in colour with a straight grain and fine, even texture. The grain is not pronounced and a small fleck is present. It is common practice to steam the timber, which turns it to a darker pink-red colour.
(Oak Quercus spp)
European Oak heartwood is light tan to biscuit colour and usually straight grained but irregular or cross-grained material can occur. Characteristic silver grain figure on quarter sawn surfaces due to broad rays. This timber caries more feature than prime grade American Oak in the form of occasional tight knots and a tighter grain.
Jarrah heartwood is a rich dark brownishred, sometimes marked with short, dark brown radial flecks. Gum veins or pockets may also be present. The grain is usually straight but often interlocked or wavy. The texture is even but moderately coarse.
Kwila heartwood is yellow-brown to dark red-brown in colour. The grain is slightly interlocked and the texture is moderately coarse. Yellow deposits in the vessels are a common feature of the wood. All Rosenfeld Kidson Kwila flooring carries full FSC® 100% certification.
This beautiful product is a thermally treated, clear grade, low density hardwood. The thermal treatment provides a very even, rich brown, Teak coloured timber with great properties of stability without any chemical treatment - just heat and wood. It has an attractive ribbon grain and fine finish.
Western Hemlock heartwood is a uniform pale brown with distinctive growth ring figuring. The wood is straight grained, non-resinous with a lustrous surface and a fine, even texture.
Western Red Cedar heartwood shows variations in colour when fresh from dark brown, to pale straw, to pink in colour, maturing to a reddish-brown over time. Straight grained and rather coarse texture, it has a very low shrinkage factor.
Alaskan Yellow Cedar heartwood is a consistent pale yellow colour with a fine, even texture and is straight-grained. It is not a true cedar and is harder and more durable than most other softwoods.
Interior Timber, Flooring, Panelling & Sarking Options