Patterns Galore! Hardwood Grain Patterns Explained

A very important thing to consider when buying hardwood flooring is the grain pattern you wish to use in your home. While wood has naturally occurring grains, knots and patterns, the way the wood you are going to be installing is cut is also quite significant to the way your purchase will look when installed. The difference between plain sawn, rift sawn and quarter sawn grain patterns is quite important, and sometimes difficult to understand. These pattern types can create utterly distinct looks when installed, so it is often best to understand them before you make any purchases. […]