Permanently altering the look to create a deeper richer, more intense hue of Australian Hardwoods.
With the knowledge and skill acquired from the ten years of thermally modifying Australian Hardwood, Hurfords has now developed a process known as Thermally Enhanced Hardwood.
This process uses a unique temperature schedule through the drying process to create a colour palette that reflects the more traditional tones in the species, blending the tones together to provide a more uniformed look.
Another advantage of Thermally Enhanced Hardwood is the transformation of the traditional lighter sapwood to a more natural and attractive warm undertones.
Coating Recommendation: To maintain the deep rich colour of Hurford’s Thermally Enhanced Hardwood, Hurford’s DOES NOT RECOMMEND the application of WATER BASED FINISHES. Water based finishes can significantly lighten the appearance of Hurford’s Thermally Enhanced Hardwood overtime.
Sydney Blue Gum is a popular species that grows on the New South Wales Coast. A large tree that has a distinctive bluish tinge to its smooth bark, it is very common in the Sydney and Blue Mountains area, thus the origins of its common name. Sydney Blue gum is a relatively straight grained timber, with some small amounts of interlocking. The beautiful colour and its strong and hard natural attributes make Sydney Blue Gum sort after for both domestic and commercial flooring project the world over.
Select Grade: The Features that are present in Select grade flooring are relatively small and few in number, and although they are visible the features do not dominate the appearance of the floor.
Feature Grade (High Feature): Feature grade flooring is heavily peppered with natural features particularly large gum veins.