Bog Oak

Classic Wood of Strength & Beauty

Bog Oak is an extremely hard wood created by nature many thousands of years ago. The wood, often used for hardwood floors, is a unique phenomenon that begins with an oak tree falling in a cold river thousands of years ago. This wonderful flooring and furniture wood has many special qualities because of the way it ages. Here are just a few reasons you'll want to make Bog Oak the centerpiece of your home. 

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Steely Strength from Natural Aging
After these fallen trees lie in icy waters, they become devoid of oxygen and resins... making Bog Oak one of the hardest woods known to man and perfect for hardwood floors and furniture. On the other hand, Bog Oak becomes completely saturated with minerals and iron, resulting in a wood that is incredibly durable, stable, and resistant to weather conditions and vermin. When polished to a high shine, flooring can take on the look and feel of steel.
 
Rare and Unique 
Bog Oak is not something we find every day because it's a resource that's very limited on a global scale. Once found, getting the required big machinery into remote areas makes it challenging to extract. When it finally comes to market, Bog Oak samples are hand-chosen by experts who are trained to enhance the wood with methods that will bring out its natural beauty. Any piece of Bog Oak is a unique piece of art that will never be replicated in exactly the same shape, form, color and texture. and will be appreciated as one would enjoy any rare object. Perfect for hardwood floors and so much more.

The Natural Beauty of Bog Oak
Bog Oak is characterized by its many deep, dark colors, unique cracks and extraordinary texture. The most sought after are the oldest pieces which come in a range of very dark blacks perfect for flooring, furniture, walls and so much more. The lighter shades of Bog Oak are warm and inviting and will also complement any fine home's decor. The cracking on certain samples of Bog Oak is the natural result of water seeping into the wood as it loses it resins and the resulting shapes and variations will inspire you to rethink your hardwood floors.  Finally, these ancient trees, which survived both drought and torrential rain years, display a beautiful combination of thick and thin ring patterns on the cross cuts, making it a perfect choice for almost any part of your home, including hardwood floors, wall panels, shelving, table tops and other fine furniture.

 

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Bog Oak Facts

Bog Oak is characterized by its many dark colors, strength, unique cracks and extraordinary texture.

The oldest Bog Oak is often black. This deep color is very sought after by all who appreciate these ancient woods.

Bog Oak's has naturally formed color, unusual wood structure, and unusually patterned growth rings.

Bog Oak is devoid of resins, yet saturated with minerals that increase its stability and durability.

Bog Oak contain a large amount of iron and, after polishing, it can feel like steel.

Bog Oak resources are very limited on a global scale.

Bog Oak's has naturally formed color, unusual wood structure, and unusually patterned growth rings.

Bog Oak is not affected by usual weather conditions or vermin because this wood is exceptionally hard.