Live Sawn

Live Sawn Hardwood Flooring

When building or renovating a home, flooring options can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Live sawn flooring is a good option when it comes to upgrading your living room on budget.

How is it made?

Live Sawn is a European approach to cutting lumber. Plain sawn is the modern way of sawing lumber, in which the log is turned till the Sawyer can cut off the clearest board. In live sawn, the logs are sliced directly through without turning the log. Live sawn is the most effective approach of sawing lumber because it utilizes the whole log. Unlike the normal grain that the traditional plain sawn oak reduces, the technology provides a very distinct grain that incorporates all aspects of the log. The grain varies from the quarter sawn on the outdoors to plain sawn in the center.

During the sawmilling procedure, we can turn the unfinished Hardwood Flooring into a rare collector’s item. Live Sawn is a cutting technique that our company has introduced. While it is much slower than the conventional cuts, our products are better than what you find in the conventional sawmills. Live sawn is a special way to wood, which combines a vast array of grains from three different cutting methods. These cutting methods include plain sawn, rift sawed, and quarter sawn.

Why Oak for Live Sawn Flooring?

Oak has long been a favored choice for custom-made hardwood flooring because of its toughness and adaptability, as it provides vast array of cutting, staining, and finishing options. Today, Oak flooring is a requirement in a broad range of modern residential homes. This sawing technology transforms this popular wood choice into a luxurious product that beautifies any room of your choice. Our handcrafted and authentic Oak flooring is the choice of plenty of our customers. Our clients are fascinated with the natural appeal and the simplicity of Oak.

What are the Benefits of Live Sawn Flooring?

Though the technique is very basic, sawing the unfinished Hardwood Flooring directly leaves unique marks that bring exceptional character. Conventional sawing approaches would avoid the heart of a log, leading to wastage. The distinct blend of character and grain is reminiscent of the medieval techniques that have led to the development of the antique wood products. Therefore, our Live Sawn flooring is the best flooring options for homeowners who want to achieve beautiful floors and rustic character economically. However, beyond their beauty, there are several advantages of live sawn products.

  • Live sawn floors literally last a lifetime
  • These floors are natural and more environmentally friendly
  • There are no gaps between the planks, meaning that dirt and allergens cannot find a place to hide
  • The vast array of colors, styles, and textures make this flooring option very versatile

How will Live Sawn Flooring Look?

Ultimately, your choice should be guided by your needs, budget, lifestyle, and your tastes and preferences. What looks like a simple process that delivers amazing results cannot be accomplished without our dexterity, experience, and knowledge. We’ve taken plenty of time to ensure that the heart wood does not weaken during the milling or drying process. The expertise from our team has been instrumental in ensuring that the natural character of the wood embellishes your floor significantly. The sawing technique brings out a new character in your floor.

It is critical to have an in-depth understanding of the distinction between the plainsawn, quartersawn, and riftsawn methods. Live sawn is a combination of these three cuts. Once you cut the wood through the log, it is possible to see how the rings work curve as they go away from the pith. The rings that go perpendicular to the outer contrast well with those that go parallel to the surface. Ultimately, the drying process calls for extra attention because of the unique character and visual appeal.

The width of the planks make a huge impact in any type of hardwood flooring. In this case, wide-plank livesawn floors look spectacular because allow our technicians to add some quartersawn members in each board. As a result, the wide planks offer more natural beauty and wide knots compared to the slim planks. The wide planks create a unique flooring option that brings the natural character of the tree. In addition, there is minimal wastage in the milling process. Each hardwood flooring option is unique, and the quality one floor cannot be replicated. The reason why we specialize with live sawn floors is the immense beauty and customer satisfaction it provides.

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