DuChateau – The Vernal Collection – Berne


This floor features  select grade wood, which keeps to a smooth, even modern surface without all the distressing typically associated with our aged character grade wood. This floor grade offers greater uniformity in the wood’s grain and minimizes variation between planks.



  • Species: European Oak
  • Botanical Name: Quercus SPP
  • Origin: Eastern Europe/Russia
  • Construction: Engineered
  • Grade: Select 
  • Finish: Hard-Wax Oil
  • Surface Treatment: Wire-Brush with Micro-Bevel
  • Janka Rating: 1360
  • Installation Methods: Glue-Down, Nail-Down, Staple or Floating
  • Radiant Heating: Yes
  • Wood Description: Straight, long grain in trees cut from large stands. The wood’s texture is coarse and characterized by open pores. Wood harvested from the northeastern areas of the species’ distribution zone tends to be denser and tougher while wood from the central regions tends to be straighter and more uniform.
  • Warranty: Lifetime Structural, 25-Year Residential Finish, 3-Year Commercial Finish


Floor Construction

Quality Engineered

  • Thickness:5/8” (15 mm)
  • Top Layer:1/6” (4 mm)*
  • Width:7-7/16” (189 mm), 10-1/4″ (260 mm)**, 12″ (305 mm)**
  • Length:72” (1830 mm)
  • Construction:3-Ply
  • Substrate: Poplar
Custom sizes are available. Floor constructions, such as Value Engineered, Duofloor™, Wide Duofloor™ and Super Duofloor™ are also available.
* Nominal top layer thickness measured prior to finishing processes. Finishing processes such as wire brushing or hand scraping will affect the overall thickness.** These products are available as specialty items and are crafted per order.