Oak is a common wood species in the manufacture of furniture of middle and upper middle segment. Oak is valued for the characteristics and symbolism. Strength, power, strength, durability – these words describe the oak.
the OAK AND ESTONIA.
For Estonian oak is of particular importance. Estonia is located in the northernmost area of growth. Through mixed oak forests in the country were highly fertile soil. The oaks were planted in sacred to pagan cult places.
Oak leaves are depicted at the enlarged coat of arms of Estonia, where they symbolize strength.
the OAK AS ASSISTANT
Due to the properties of oak were widely used in people's lives, since the creation of the plow. With the development of navigation, the oak was used in shipbuilding.
If we look at antique furniture, you will find that most are made of oak. This is no accident. The combination of factors strength and the amount of oak confidently takes the first place in Europe and America.
There are more than six hundred species of oak. Oak furniture business is divided into two types - white and red. Under a white oak tree in Europe understand English oak.
White and red oak - contrast color
White oak in Europe is called petiolate. Red oak grows mainly in America, but is sometimes found in Europe.
oak solid Wood, which is porous, but durable and resistant to rotting. Thanks to the oak has become a common ornamental and building material. Furniture made of oak are durable, with proper care, can stand for centuries. The oak and interesting raised texture. If you want to feel the natural relief of a tree is the choice for oak.
The oak used to create massive and strong constructions: stairs, wall panels. Oak does not replace the wine industry. Oak barrels are used for storage and transportation of wines, cognac.