Swiss Stone Pine

Rare Finds

Swiss Stone Pine

Floor code: RARE006

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About

In this mittel-European treasure, Swiss Stone Pine – also Arolla Pine or Zirbelkiefer – meets our artisans’ painstaking restoration and engineering skills…

ONCE USED IN CHARACTERISTIC ALPINE BUILDING

The story of our Pinus cembra began centuries – maybe millenia – ago in Europe’s inner Alpine regions. These woods, from trees known to live for up to 1200 years, survived the harshest ravages of Alpine winters – lightning strikes and snow breakage that leave character-giving features. Later, they were felled and used in characteristic Alpine building – in cosy panelled rooms – Zirbelstuben – where mountain folk whiled away winter nights amid delicious aromas of pine, bergkäse and Fendant wine.

ONLY AVAILABLE OCCASIONALLY, BUT WE FOUND YOU SOME

Very occasionally, small quantities of this authentically-weathered antique panelling become available. We snapped up this coveted wood and, featuring the panels’ outside faces, were inspired to craft stunning 20mm-thick, 250mm-wide and up-to-5,000mm-long 2-ply engineered planks with end-matched tongue-and-groove and hand-rolled edges. Then we added our Naked Skin Lacquer to keep its defining aesthetics while bestowing added durability.

Now it’s your turn to be inspired; let your imagination wander to new heights as you work Alpine magic on another special interior…

An antique floor

Our Antique floors are all distinctive in their individuality and fully restored to reveal the beauty of their heritage, destined to be loved and admired for years to come. Our craftspeople have restored and rejuvenated each piece, hand polishing up to ten times before installation. Choose from classic floorboards or more intricate parquetry and panels.

Specification Description
Dimensions (W x L x D) 250mm x Up to 3000mm x 20mm
Format Plank
Age Antique
Finish Naked Skin Lacquer
Care System 1
Certification Genuine Antique Sourced
Construction Engineered
Grade Antique
Profile Tongue & Grooved, Ends matched, Hand rolled edges
Species Swiss Pine
Suitable for underfloor heating Yes
Texture Undulating
Tone Light
Wear 4mm - 6mm

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Rare Finds

TRULY RARE, ONE-OFF DISCOVERIES

The wood in our Rare Finds portfolio has already been around for hundreds of years, often originating thousands of miles from British shores. Our Rare Finds include wood traced and acquired from the Old War Office and reclaimed genuine Teak floorboards from former Dutch East Indies homes. The next chapter in its story is up to you.

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