a uniform tongue and a smooth groove. We plane the top of the flooring
flat so that it has a nice tight fit, and put relief cuts in
the bottom on every inch of the flooring to allow for shrinkage
and also relieving some of the stress due to moisture fluctuations.
This helps to keep the flooring flat rather than cupping or bowing.
Before we machine the flooring we check that the wood has a moisture
content at 8% giving the best results over the long run. Please
browse our flooring in a larger format by clicking on the pictures
below. Many more examples of the floorings below can be found
on the past