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"Appearance alone determines the grades of hardwood flooring since all grades are equally strong and serviceable in any application."

Select Oak

Contains all the variations in coloration produced by the contrasting differences of heartwood and sapwood. Also included are minimal character marks, such as small knots, worm holes, and mineral streaks, as well as slightly open characters. The combination creates a floor where the light sapwood and dark heartwood are combined with small characters and other small color interruptions.

No. 1 Common Oak

A flooring product characterized by prominent color variation that also contains prominent characters (with size limits) such as knots, open checks, worm holes, along with machining and drying variations. No. 1 Common is a tasteful floor where prominent variation is expected.

No. 2 Common Oak

Contains sound natural and manufacturing variations including knot holes, open worm holes, and other open characters along with prominent color variations. Manufacturing variations include drying characters and machining irregularities. No. 2 Common is most desirable for applications where numerous notable character marks and prominent color contrast is desired.


No 3 Common

This #3 Common Grade Solid Red Oak flooring is great for low budget situations where the higher grades are just not an option, or when a very rustic floor is desired. This grade of flooring will include all of nature's marks, including both open and closed knots, mineral streaks, and a wide variety of color and grain variation. This grade of flooring may also include splits, cracks, open knot holes, broken tongues/grooves, and other natural defects. With this grade you will get a percentage that is unusable. The bottom line with this flooring is SUBSTANTIAL SAVINGS, and a beautiful end product, that is full of natural color.