Grading Timber Floor

Grades are an Australian Standard that define the look of the timber to ensure that when you buy a certain grade it relates to those standards and the product is sorted within those grades.  The Standard mainly relates to the amount of natural feature that appears in Australian Hardwood caused by gum veins, growth defects fauna infestation and the like.  Generally described as Low Feature, Medium Feature and High Feature, these grades are sometimes marketed differently.

Low Feature
As the name suggests is the less featured and also known as Select, Classic, Contemporary grades.

Hardwood Low Feature

Hardwood Low Feature

Medium Feature
Has some feature and also known as Standard, Colonial grades, Australiana grade is medium to high feature.

Hardwood Medium Feature

Hardwood Medium Feature

High Feature
Has more feature than medium feature and is also known as Feature, Rustic or Character grades.

Hardwood High Feature

Hardwood High Feature