European Oak (Quercus robur)

Oak trees are much less common than beech trees in Slovakia.

The way we process oak logs is very similar to the beech log processing. There are only few differences:

  • An oak log with humidity level around 40-50% is processed to a timber. The oak timber doesn’t need to be steamed; its colour is unified without this treatment.
  • The timber is processed to blanks. The blanks have to be dried first; drying of oak wood takes more time, it needs 30-100 days to be dried properly. The final moisture level is 8-10%.
  • Dry blanks are planed and then used for production of glued boards.