TYPE E1 – SOLID OAK WITH ORIGINAL SURFACE
Beams&Rafters from solid reclaimed oak
Beams from solid reclaimed oak – Type E1 – will convince you with their original sunburnt and hand-hewn surface. The beams are denailed by sight and clean swept.
Beams and rafters from spruce/fir/pine can be found here.
Solid oak beams are among the most valuable (reclaimed) woods – not without reason oak is the symbol of eternity (oaktrees can live as long as up to 30 generations).
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- Type of wood: oak
- Colour: mixed shades
- Denailed by sight
- Surface: clean swept or washed
- Dimensions: on request
- Optional: kiln dried, brushed, sorted according to your excerpt
We always produce order to order. After your payment has been received, we will start producing your order. In this way we can guarantee that we always deliver exactly what you need for your project. You will receive the planned delivery time in your offer or in your order confirmation.
With the special “kiln-dried” version, the waste wood is “dried” for several days in a drying chamber at over 56° C, thus preventing insecticide infestation in the delivery condition. It is an environmentally friendly form of pest control.
The Official Plant Protection Service of Austria, regional service of Upper Austria confirms that we are officialy registered under the registration number NO. AT-08403 and autids through regular inspections the verfification compliance with ISPM No. 15 measures.
However, we ask for your understanding that after this point in time, a possible new infestation is beyond our control and therefore cannot be ruled out.We therefore recommend preventive treatment against renewed worm infestation.
Reclaimed wood is called “rough sawn” if the original surface has been sawn off. This is done primarily on one side of the waste wood (e.g. cut bottom / top side of old wood beams). The rough sawn surface can be recognized by the lighter color.
The surface of the old wood is processed with a rotating brush head. As a result, soft wooden parts are released from the surface, the hard components remain and define a structured surface.
Reclaimed wood beams were originally used in commercial and residential buildings. The beams were connected to one another without metal but with bungholes and notches.
Notch-free bars are rarer and must be selected carefully. That is why the option ‚free from notches and bungholes‘ comes with a certain surcharge.
Beams and rafters were made by hand from tree trunks around 100 years ago. At that time this was not done by a machine, but only with diligence and perseverance.
Bars are available in thicknesses from approx. 10x12cm to approx. 24x26cm and in lengths from 0.5 to 13m. In addition, they have a rectangular cross-section and are not square – e.g. 14x16cm.
The indication of the beam dimension therefore always shows a certain fluctuation. See the description in your offer.
This means that longer bars are slightly narrower at one end than at the other – e.g. at the beginning 14x16cm and at the end 12x14cm. The reason for this lies in the shape of the former tree which was stronger on the trunk than it is in the treetop.