Unfinished Solid Wood Flooring
Over the past twenty years, the percentage of unfinished wood flooring versus prefinished wood flooring purchased in the United States has
been in a steady decline. Many new home builders as well as the older generation of flooring contractors still believe the best floor is one that is jobsite sanded and finished. Some of the more apparent
benefits of purchasing your wood flooring unfinished are that the available species to choose from is basically unlimited, as well as the your finishing choices and design capabilities being greatly
The majority of unfinished wood flooring species used in North America are those that are grown and harvested domestically such as oak,
maple,and pine. There is an increasing usage of many species of wood from all corners of the world that are now finding their way to the U.S. and Canada such as Brazilian Cherry, Australian Cypress and
European Oak. Many of the manufacturers of decorative borders and custom designed floors utilize many of the exotic species of wood such as Paduc, Purpleheart and Ebony because of there dramatic contrast
in respect to most domestic woods.
Unfinished wood flooring is available in the following thickness and widths:
Thickness: 5/16in., 1/2in.,3/8in., and 3/4in.
3/4in., 1in., 1-1/2in., 2-1/4in., 3in., 3-1/4in., 4in., 4-1/4in., 5in., and 5- 1/4in.