Black Oak

Colour Band: 1
Sheet Thicknesses Available: 30mm or 40mm
Botanical Name: Quercus Robur
Growth Area: Europe
Environmental responsibility: FSC Certified & Suppliers are members of the ITTO (International Timber Trade
Organisation)
Specifications: The worktops are glued according to DIN EN204-D4/E1

Timber worktops offer the quintessential English country ‘look and feel’ to your kitchen and are so enticing to touch. Solid timber worktops are probably the only worktops that actually improve with age. At bluestone-uk.com we take our environmental responsibility very seriously and all our wooden worktops are ethically sourced from FSC accredited forests which guarantee replanting for future generations. We offer a fantastic range of over 10 species of wood from around the world which are hand finished to a silky smooth finish.

Worktop Finishes
Bluestone offer a selection of finishes including polished (standard),honed, leather, flamed and brushed finishes.

Polished Finish – Gloss and flat to the touch

Honed Finish – Matt and flat to the touch

Leather Finish – Satin and soft to the touch

Flamed – Heat treated, to produce a textured undulating to the touch

Characteristics & Specifications
Pitting and Veining is a natural and is expected in stone worktops

With stone worktops small fissures are common; blemishes and flaws are formed in the stone when cooling in the earth’s surface

Slate, marble and limestone have various different veins, markings and patterns and every piece is unique

Joints
Stone worktop joints are finished with a small ariss to the top edge. Silicone sealant is applied to prevent water ingression.

Thermal expansion
Due to thermal expansion granite can expand up to 1mm per metre.

Overhangs and supports
Any overhang extending more than 300mm must be supported.

Care & Maintenance
Scratches
Granite is highly scratch resistant but not scratch proof.

Slate, marble and limestone are much softer than granite and greater care must be taken to avoid scratches to the surfaces

Staining
The stone will be sealed in the factory but it is possible to stain it with such things as wine or grease. It is recommended that the worktop must be re-sealed every 6 months to help reduce the risk of any damage to your worktops. Bluestone sell care & maintenance kits which clean, seal, and maintain your granite worktops to the very highest standard.

Extras
Handling
Extra labour will be required on any worktops over 120kg. This will be supplied at no cost to bluestone-uk.com

Key Features

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Natural

All our wooden worktops are ethically sourced from FSC accredited forests which guarantee replanting for future generations

Tough

Top quality timber worktops are strong and very resilient and if cared for properly they can last a lifetime

Durable

Wood is hard wearing and resistant to impact