Rift/Quartered White Oak
Rift/Quartered flooring is the best option for radiant heated floors and critical applications. In general it is a superior choice to minimize seasonal gaps and buckling. It has stability rivaling engineered floors and longevity of the solid wood floor – that what makes rift/quartered sawn flooring the best choice for discriminating buyer. In plainsawn flooring, grain patterns are open and swirly, but the grain in rift/quarter sawn flooring (frequently sold in this combination) is tight and has greater toughness and stability. it is the most stable cut of lumber available and has a unique linear appearance.