European Oak is one of the most popular wood veneers, versatile and varied in use and appearance. Is also known as English Oak or Oak. This hardwood is one of the dark european species, now also grows in Minor Asia and in the North of Africa.
This well known and loved species produces a myriad variety of different types of very useful veneer. Depending on the individual log and the way in which it is sliced, European Oak may be plain and straight grained with a minimal look, it may be highly figured with pronounced medullary rays, or crown-grained like many other types and even rustic looking with pips and burr clusters that can be spread over the full length of the log.
European Oak Quarter Cut present a medullary rays that are displayed across the straight grain often to marked decorative effect known as ray figuro or heavy figure. This with coarse texture and its medium weight define this hardwood species.
The colour of the heartwood vary from light brown-yellow to brown and the sapwood is a little clearer and is clearly separated. Its fibre is straight and the grain is thick. Indeed, growth rings are visible and they are very marked.
Oak Quarter Cut Fume speeds up the natural ageing process. The fuming reacts with the acid in the older mature wood, changing the colour to various shades of grey-brown to almost black, sometimes slightly streaked lighter or darker.
Moreover Oak Quarter Cut Fume Flaky Feelwood has a really nice effect due to its flaky grain. This flaky effect can be moderate or heavy and in both cases that makes it appear aged, rustic and unique. Besides, Feelwood involves a specific proccess, is known as rough cut and due to its effect brings a new texture in two senses, as a sense of touch and also visual. This powerful alliance increase even more the huge versatility at any application that this veneer can achieve.
As European Oak is a traditional wood of multiple applications, it has been imposed on all sectors of housing, mostly as wooden decorative in the furniture and interiors industry.
The new trend has generated growing taste for Oak Quarter Cut Fume Flaky Feelwood with a flashy look in the interior design. This veneer gives a new chance to get an innovative and personal style because of its unique texture and dark appearance, and its particular hues that special flaky effect can offer.