Oak Wood Flooring Grading

This page gives you a better understanding of the different types of grading with our products, From Antique and classic to the more knotty boards.

Prime Grading

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A B Grading, oak , Engineered , wood flooring, Prime/A/B, 1 BIZ select                                                    

Prime Grade also manly called A/B Grade has many other names depending on the manufacturer and supplier of the wood flooring.

Other names can be select Grade, which is the cleanest of the clean, 1 BIZ

Please see below for specific details of each grade:

Prime Grade Wood Flooring is a mix of A and B grades.

A – without knots and sapwood, uniform colour, sometimes small knots up to max.2mm allowed.

B – with knots up to max.2-4mm, no sapwood, harmonic-natural colour.

 

Classic Grade

 

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B C D and A Grading, oak , Engineered , wood flooring, Classic , Nature grade and character grade

Classic Grade also manly called AB/CD Grade has many other names depending on the manufacturer and supplier of the wood flooring.

Other names can be Nature Grade, and Character. This board , consists of BC and D with some A grade.

A – without knots and sapwood, uniform colour, sometimes small knots up to max.2mm allowed.

B – with knots up to max.2-4mm, no sapwood, harmonic-natural colour.

C – with knots up to max.6 cm, sapwood max 15%, natural colour.

D – with knots up to 8cm, and max.30% sapwood, allow a wide

Country Grade

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Oak, Wood flooring, flooring, Engineered, C D E grade

Country Grade also manly called CD/E Grade has many other names depending on the manufacturer and supplier of the wood flooring.

Other names can be Rustic grade and sometimes called tavern grade.

C – with knots up to max.6 cm, sapwood max 15%, natural colour.

D – with knots up to 8cm, and max.30% sapwood, allow a wide

range of colour variation.

E – with knots up to 10cm, allow cracks up to 30cm in the middle of

the boards (max.5mm wide) and end cracks max.25cm (max 8mm wide), allow a wider range of colour variation.

Antique Distressed

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E and F Grading, oak , Engineered , wood flooring, Antique distressed, Unfinished

Antique Grade also manly called CD/E Grade has many other names depending on the manufacturer and supplier of the wood flooring.

This board has been heavily brushed and distressed. Has large cracks filled with black filler and concave filled Knotts.

Some of our antique boards has a band sawn cut across the board multiple times but this treatment is extra and would be described in the product description as an (cross sawn).

C -with knots up to max.6 cm, sapwood max 15%, natural colour .

D -with knots up to 8cm, and max.30% sapwood, allow a wide

range of colour variation .

E -with knots up to 10cm, allow cracks up to 30cm in the middle of

the boards (max.5mm wide) and end cracks max.25cm (max 8mm wide), allow a wider range of colour variation.