The company T. Riverwood aims at acquiring old beams from rivers and lakes but most of all at acquiring black oak and then process them into furniture, floors, walls for all kinds of interior designs, gardens and terraces. Every project of T. Riverwood wood is custom-made. Bog Oak material is unrepeatable art made by nature. It is treated by carpentries with attention to make a final product, according to customer specification.
Slabs can be natural or treated. Dark and bright. Wet and dry. But each slab doesn’t happen again. Products from Bog Oak possess a unique, unrepeatable texture thanks to which they will be a piece of art in its useful form.
In the ancient times, Oak was treated as noble species of wood. As they were flooded and the resources were limited its value risen. It was dedicated to the royal families and the wealthy members of society. Often used as a reward, glorying achievements of heroes or as a precious gift. Bog Oak remembers Aristotle times, or when the first pyramids were made or even birth of Jesus Christ - our recent extraction resulted in having a log that is 2016 years old. There are the certificates of age for certain pieces. In order to examine the age of wood, the samples are sent to scientific institutions where are examined by the radiocarbon C14 or dendrochronological methods. The first determines the age of the wood with the accuracy of 50 years, the second - one year.
Bog Oak characteristics
The age of our Bog Oak ranges from 600 to 6500 years that T. Riverwood has in the stock. It is characterized by its dark color diversity, strength, unique cracks, extraordinary texture. It is also one of the hardest and one of the most expensive kind of wood. Bog Oak has a very wide range of colors in its palette, from the shades of straw and beige for 500-year wood, to gray, steamed brown and deep dark for wood that is 1,500 years and more. The natural structure and different direction of rings with various of hues make the pieces unusual and unrepeatable.