French Carriage Board – Sample

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Reclaimed Wood Unprocessed

These boards, salvaged from the deconstruction of French railway carriages dating back to the late 19th century. These thick unprocessed boards are perfect for an array of cabinetry making, eye-catching table tops and various other applications. Although de-nailed, we recommend that they are checked thoroughly for metal.


Lengths

Dimensions

Construction   Solid

Dimensions:

150mm – 180mm x 45mm

Lengths:

Full boards 2.5m - 2.7m

Grades:

Reclaimed

  • Air Dried
  • Cladding
  • Original Edges
  • Reclaimed
  • Solid
Please note, not all combinations of construction & finish are always available

French Carriage Board - Quote

Prime
Even Colour.Mainly clear boards. Occasional pencil knots up to 10mm diameter. No Splits or Sap permitted

Select
Minimal Colour Variation.Many clear boards. Occasional knots up to 20mm diameter. May be filled or fillable. Maximum average of 2 small knots per linear metre of board length. Pencil knots (<10mm) not limited.No Splits or Sap permitted.

Standard
Limited Minor Colour Variation permitted. Occasional clear boards. Knots up to 35mm diameter. May be filled or fillable. Maximum average of 3 knots per linear metre of board length. Occasional small stable end splits one end – length up to 50mm. Occasional sound hard sap up to 5% of face area of the board.

Character
Colour Variation permitted.Knots up to 60mm diameter. May be filled or fillable. Maximum average of 3 knots per linear metre of board length. Cracks in knots up to 100mm either end of knot. Occasional small stable end splits one end – length up to 100mm. Occasional sound hard sap up to 10% of face area of the board.

Rustic grade
Colour variation allowed. Unlimited knot size. Knots may be filled or fillable. Occasional small stable end splits one end – length up to 100mm. Occasional sound, hard sap up to
10% of face area of the board.