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Grading system

Some types of wood – for example beech – have a relatively calm grain. Others, like oak, are rich in structure, with a spectrum from calm to rustic. We offer a wide selection for you to choose from.
Wood is a product of nature – each tree has its own structure and individual colour combination. An image or a sample will therefore never be able to give you a complete picture of the finished floor. Please also note that the colour may change when exposed to light. As a guideline, darker wood species will get a more golden tone, whereas lighter species will become slightly darker. Cracked knots are filled with putty, the occurrence of small gaps between the putty and wood may appear.

The BOEN grading system

Calm Wood

Consistent growth; only small knots; standing or lying yearrings.

Lively Wood

Natural grading with small to medium knots; a limited spectrum of colours due to sapwood.

Rustic Wood

Structure and vivid growth; larger knots, sapwood and heartwood; a rich spectrum of colours.