Big River Raw Engineered Timber Flooring
Big River Raw or Uncoated Engineered Australian Hardwood Flooring is manufactured exclusively in Australia from five layers of Australian eucalypt hardwood sheets bonded together to form a solid, stable floorboard. Each layer has its grain aligned at right-angles to the next, creating an extremely stable structure, with the top and bottom layer being the veneer of the chosen species
The special cross-ply manufacturing process creates boards with the genuine beauty of forest timbers but with greater resistance to shrinkage than solid timber boards
All Big River engineered flooring is milled from managed regrowth and plantation forest hardwoods. Big River hardwood flooring is Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) Chain of Custody certified.
Features and Benefits
Engineered Overlay is supplied “raw” without coating for installation and then is sanded and polished on site as a traditional timber floor.
- Thinner boards, perfect for renovations or refurbishments where existing floors are in place
- Easy to maintain
- Does not require a plywood underlay or sub-floor
- Installation over existing timber, sheet floor, battens and concrete
- Can be re-stained to change the floor colour
- Does not require on-site acclimatisation
Big River Raw Engineered Timber Flooring is available in six Australian hardwood timber species. Selecting your timber species for your new Big River Engineered Timber Floor comes mostly down to an aesthetic choice. The timber species will determine the general look, such as colour and grain patterns, however with timber being a natural product even within one species there will be variations. Some species exhibit only small variations while others vary greatly in colour and features.
- Alpine Ash
- Spotted Gum
- Sydney Bluegum
Colours: Yellowish brown to pale pink
Colours: Medium straw to medium brown
Colours: Pink to pale red-brown/ dark pink to red-brown
Colours: Light to dark brown with some reddish tones
Sydney Blue Gum
Colours: Dark pink to pinkish brown
Colours: Pale to dark reddish-brown
|Board Sizing||Width and thickness of the individual boards (mm)||138 x 14
189 x 14
|Board Length||Length of the individual boards (mm)||1200 - 2400|
|Grade||Grades are based on the surface appearance||Select|
|Durability||Based on the timber's ability to resist decay and degradation||Extremely durable|
|Surface Durability||Based on the timber's ability to resist surface damage and degradation||Very durable|
|Wear layer||The amount of timber that is above the tongue and groove (joints)||6mm|
|Sanding||Whether the surface can be sanded||Yes|
|Fixing||The methods of fixing available||Secret Fixed|
|Installation Sub-floor||The type of sub-floor the flooring can be installed on to (note: requirements may vary)||Over Existing Timber
Over Sheet Floors
For more information of the how to select your Big River raw engineered timber floor and additional general information on flooring specification and installation, please visit our Selection Process page.
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