by Emmi Micallef January 07, 2018
A true understanding of the Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors would mean you have done your research, you have seen other wood floors on the market and you know these wood floors just have no comparison. With unparalleled beauty, each oak plank is aged, not by pigments or colorants, but by unique oxidation procedures working with the natural tannin of the oak. Each plank is hand worked giving unbridled character to a floor. Each oak plank will continue to age over time in one's home.
And as it is said, a picture is worth a thousand words...what then is worth a video? With much more videos to come in our new Historic Decorative Materials YouTube Channel, please enjoy the ambiance, authenticity and beauty of these unique aged French oak floors.
This first video will show the Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in the herringbone pattern, the color is Smolder. The herringbone and chevron aged French oak floors are available in all the color ways of this collection. There is a remarkable precision in the way one achieves a correct herringbone or chevron wood floor. This collection achieves this precision. To further intensify the beauty and authenticity of these floors is the incredible wood working knowledge that goes into aging a new oak floor to look as if it has existed since France 18th century. Please watch the video to understand the definition of true French elegance.
Why does my heart skip a beat when I see a Belgian style interior done right? To find the materials that exude the ambiance necessary for these modern rustic perfections - one needs to go no further than the Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in color: Aged Cognac + Historic Decorative Materials Antique Belgian Bluestone Pavers. Enjoy this video that highlights both materials and know, authenticity of these extraordinary building materials would only result in historic and elegant perfection.
Weathered Oak is a classic, aged natural oak floor. The look and feel of these floors are authentic due to the oxidation process, not by a stain or an oil. These floors seem quintessential Provence - and thus - this video is for those who have been to Provence or would like to go to Provence - to feel the ambiance and see these beautiful wood floors in their perfect environment!
Vintage Oak is a Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floor that is the quintessential natural oak color wood floor that seems as if it stepped into the 21st century from 200 years ago.
The next video is showing one of the most unique floors in the Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Flooring collection. Called Cast Iron Grey, these light and dark grey floors with oak undertones is achieved through an oxidation process that changes the composition of the oak fibers. The aging technique is magnificent for the authenticity of each plank revealing historic French oak grains. Finally, hand made metal rivets are nailed into various planks as tradition dictates from this time period. Enjoy the video,
Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in Danish White Wash is a harmony in three whites, an authentic patina that whispers of centuries past and the perfect floor for breathtaking Belgian style interior homes.
Walnut is the color choice for those who appreciate a warm, rich floor. With color variation from black walnut to wheat and oak walnut tones, worm holes, knots and historic grains and patterns - the Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in Walnut is as authentic as it is beautiful.
Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in Tobacco is our version of Mahogany. A gorgeous but subtle variation in warm browns with an undertone of rich cherry, these French oak floors exude an authenticity that will define your home.
Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in Charcoal radiates a warmth not usually found in grey wood flooring. A symphony of dark and light charcoal greys with oak grey undertones is authentic as it is beautiful. Watch the video below to view and learn more.
Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors has a beautiful soft grey called Weathered Grey. These greys are not achieved by oils or stains, but by the oxidation process that works with the Oak tannin, actually changing the composition of the wood fibers. This means that these light grey wood floors are as authentic as they are beautiful.
Cast Iron Mahogany
Oak + Blue. Aged Cask is the most beautiful and natural reclaimed looking oak flooring on the market today. View the video of Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in Aged Cask Below.
Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in Cèpes is an ephemeral color of Earth, chestnut, grey and moss. It is a floor of great character, incredible craftsmanship and a sense of time standing still.
The Kings of France 18th Century French Oak Floors in Smolder are the grey wood floors that exude historical authenticity and ambiance. A mix of light and dark warm greys with light and dark ash tones - it is the perfect antiqued French oak floor for Belgian and French style interior decor.
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