Bog Oak

Bog Oak

Trade Name

Bog Oak, Black Oak

Origin

Europe

Range

These are Oaks which grew 600 to 8,500 years ago, were felled by natural events and started petrification in gravel beds under water The dark color is caused by tannin reactions with water containing iron. The intensity of the coloring increases during the storage period. Bog or Moor Oaks are generally found when excavating lakes or digging gravel pits in the plains of large rivers.

Uses

Sliced veneer for faces, furniture, paneling, parquet flooring.

Colour

Brown / Black