Oak Boules Grade Q-B 1

  • Logs sawn into un-edged boards and reassembled
  • "Fine Joinery-Cabinet Making" Grade (called "BME")

Product presentation

  • Oak logs from French mostly PEFC certified forests
  • Boules debarked and cleanly trimmed 
  • Logs sawn into boards then reassembled into boules 
  • Fresh timber, air dried in a warehouse to prevent checks or kiln dried
  • Stored on dry profiled wooden sticks to control stains
  • Boules strapped and identified with barcode label

Dimensions and quality

2,20 to 6 m

mainly 45 cm
and over

100 mm

  • The accuracy of the sawing is checked on a daily basis with an overmeasure
  • Quality in compliance with European grading
  • Sound knots with a diameter between 5 and 25 mm, permitted where equivalent to one knot of less than 50 mm per virtual rectangle of 0.20 m x 2 m


Pertinent grade for joinery, furniture due to clean lengths of over 2 m

Measurement and grading carried out on green tally. Minimum volume: 5 m3 per thickness

Oak Boules Grade Q-B 1 Application Oak Boules Grade Q-B 1 Application Oak Boules Grade Q-B 1

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