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Panels

    Agate

    Carbonised

    With a uniform charred tone and varying textures, agate’s chequered flooring has an undeniable presence. Its bold charred colour makes way for the elm’s visible grain and knots for a fresh addition to any contemporary space.

    Antique Chateau Oak

    Rare Finds

    This rare find is exactly what its name suggests – antique oak that we haven’t just reclaimed, but restored. This treasure witnessed centuries of French history. Now we’ve painstakingly crafted it into a 2-ply parquet reminiscent of those at Versailles or France’s eighteenth-century maisons de campagne…

    Assier Panel

    The gentle undulations, shadows and polished hardwax oil finish give this black oak floor an “alive and lived in” look and feel.  Where the undulating, handmade texture of character-packed French oak is enhanced by the passion of British craftsmen for painstaking hand finishing – and all the handmade accessories you need to match your floor. Fine Oak has grown for centuries in Quercy, France and our craftsmen have been designing and hand finishing fine French Oak for years here in Cheshire. This is more than just manufacturing – our passion for hours of handwork emphasises the flow of the grain, the undulating texture and rich oak tones.

    Burton Parquet de Versailles

    Subtle, sophisticated surface undulations meet cool white and grey tones for a lighter contemporary feel to this centuries-old classic design. We use carefully sourced antique oak with a smooth burnished Hardwax Oil finish to achieve the distinctive look that Burton Antique Parquet de Versailles brings to thoughtfully conceived interiors…

    Champagney Panel

    A complex mix of washes and ageing processes develops into a unique wood floor that feels both classic and contemporary. Hand rolled edges ensure that the natural undulations in each board flow across the entire floor.

    Charlotte Parquet De Versailles

    As the crow – or should we say, Le Corbeau – flies, it’s 101 miles (163 Km) from the Palace of Versailles to stylish Deauville on France’s Channel coast. In its sun-bleached grey wood, with evocative driftwood patina, Charlotte combines the classic sixteenth-century parquet of Versailles, with the simple beauty of life on la côte…

    Coronet

    Coronet boasts the dark opulence of prime grade black American Walnut in a Parquet de Versailles panel. The delicately smooth finish, together with the burnished hardwax oil finish enhances the panel’s sleek, sophisticated look.

    Fortnum Parquet de Versailles

    First, find a source of scarce antique oak, worn to a rich dark patina under centuries of wear – the epitome of ‘old and elegant’ parquet flooring.

    Hematite

    Carbonised

    Create stunning circular designs using these antique elm panels. The distinctive silvery-black tones are softened by the gentle curves of the panel, producing a subtle effect with the natural markings and knots just visible beneath the blackened surface.

    Hermit

    For further information, specification sheets or to arrange a Design Centre visit, please call 01925 202 310

    or email [email protected]

    Hillstar

    For further information, specification sheets or to arrange a Design Centre visit, please call 01925 202 310

    or email [email protected]

    Hornblende

    Carbonised

    Squared panels combine a silvery-black finish with a traditional design for a floor that’s striking and full of character. Hornblende’s charred layer, inspired by japanese techniques, is a natural way to ensure an enduring, toxin-free finish.

    Inca

    We’ve used black American Walnut to produce this prime grade panel, adding a rich, opulent feel to interior schemes. This rarely seen circular design is emphasised by the burnished hardwax finish and produced to a smaller scale to ensure it works in small spaces and large expanses.

    Jacobin

    For further information, specification sheets or to arrange a Design Centre visit, please call 01925 202 310

    or email [email protected].com

    Jet

    Carbonised

    French and Japanese tradition are blended to striking effect in this panel. Blackened elm, with its characteristic grain and knots, provides a modern update to a classic design, and a fresh addition to any contemporary space.

    Lauzes Panel

    It’s the cool elegance, whites and neutrals, shadows of saw marks and gentle undulations that evoke images of summer on the coast. Where the undulating, handmade texture of character-packed French oak is enhanced by the passion of British craftsmen for painstaking hand finishing.

    Livingstone Parquet de Versailles

    This panel exemplifies the geometric style of Parquet de Maîche – named after the commune of the same name in the French département of Doubs. It’s a deeply engaging, gently undulating panel that reveals more and more of its secrets with time.

    Mayer Continuous Versailles Weave

    In 1684, wooden floors replaced marble at Versailles. Centuries have passed since then, but the appeal of Versailles weave remains for contemporary projects. That’s why we married practical and stunning so beautifully in Mayer Antique Elm with continuous Versailles weave…

    Merian Parquet de Versailles

    The Merian Antique Elm Panel, where a patchwork of warm autumnal tones and textures meets a distinctive geometric design that just begs to be incorporated into challenging interiors. It’s the perfect recipe for the captivating modern edge that defines this luxurious hardwood floor…

    Miellin Panel

    It’s the hand rolled undulations and polished hardwax oil finish that makes this French oak floorboard so appealing. Hand rolled edges ensure that the natural undulations in each panel flow across the entire floor.

    Morton

    There’s a sophisticated, Escheresque element to this beautifully handcrafted geometric floor with its rich chocolate shades, creamy highlights and occasional dark details. It’s as if it references the famously enigmatic artworks of the revered Dutch artist…

    Petiver Parquet de Versailles

    Imagine a floor of these panels; it’s like peering deep into a kaleidoscopic view of the antique elm’s story. The story began centuries ago in ancient forests. Now, our craftspeople have unlocked history and reborn the wood in all its splendour with their patience and knowledge…

    Quissac Panel

    Deeply aged for richer tones, Quissac is an almost perfect match for any traditional interior. The gentle undulations and polished hardwax oil surface certainly adds to its appeal. Where the undulating, handmade texture of character-packed French oak is enhanced by the passion of British craftsmen for painstaking hand finishing – and all the handmade accessories you need to match your floor.

    Ruskin Parquet de Chantilly

    Will you share the reaction we usually see when someone first encounters Ruskin Parquet de Chantilly? The moment you reach out, caress the deceptively smooth panel and fall in love with the deep, rich patina and gentle undulations reflecting 400 years’ history. Then there’s the uncontrollable craving for a special connection with this beautiful, character-packed French oak…

    Ruskin Parquet de Versailles

    We burnish, burnish and burnish again (nine times) to reach the lustrous finish characterising these history-packed parquet panels. Then, for good measure, we polish the Hardwax Oil finish once more! It’s the least we can do to respect such treasured wood that’s over 400 years old…

    Sapphire

    We used aged oak to produce this new circular design. The wood has been single fumed to emphasise the variation in the pattern and the slightly smaller scale ensures that it works in smaller spaces as well as in large expanses.

    Seine

    The versatility of the continuous versailles pattern combined with the warm tone of the oak make these unfinished blocks the perfect choice for many schemes.

    Siana Parquet de Versailles

    Take 150-year-old French railway oak and marry it to proven 2-ply engineered wood expertise. The result of this serendipitous liaison? An engaging palette of golden brown tones, with contrasting dark details and the best of modern flooring performance…

    Sloane Parquet De Versailles

    This continuous Versailles panel, with its distinctively weathered, reclaimed and recovered wood, is where centuries-old antique elm meets naked skin Lacquer. The result? A distinctive floor packed with texture, character, cool tones and potential for some seriously ‘out  there’ design in the right interior…

    Velentre Panel

    Classic aged tones are combined with a luxurious polished hardwax oil to create a floor that looks like its been around for decades. Hand rolled edges ensure that the natural undulations in each board flow across the entire floor.

    Wheeler Parquet de Versailles

    First, we source increasingly rare antique elm flooring; a treasure with cool, complex tones setting off richly-detailed grain. Then we complement nature’s perfection and lovingly restore the timber to reveal the fine elm’s heritage – using decades of accumulated artisanal skill and knowledge…

    Woolaston Parquet de Versailles

    Woolaston Antique Oak Parquet de Versailles; where centuries of history meet our modern engineered-flooring skills. The outcome? A lustrously burnished antique oak floor with gorgeous undulating textures and a reassuring extra-thick (6mm) wear layer ready for the decades ahead…

    Yoan Parquet De Versailles

    Elm features in many of Britain’s most acclaimed interiors and has earned a place in history. Over centuries, a beautiful patina has developed on this wood; rich, variegated tones and spacious graining make elm a distinctive choice for confident designers who wish to create a single unified scheme of design – that’s where Parquet de Versailles excels…