oak bog

Tockerund Bog Oak Kitchen

Cabinetry by: Houser House
Interior Design by: Tokerud & Co.

Bog oak has become quite a popular choice for wood veneer use. The fact that this wood has so much history, in the sense of time involved in its creation, gives it an additional fascination factor for many.

Bog oak is a term used for a type of oak that has been buried inside a peat bog or gravel pit for centuries. The bogs or gravel pits keep the wood protected from decay due to their anaerobic environmental conditions (basically meaning, without air).

The medium to dark brown to jet black color of the wood comes from the acidic water containing tannins, which gives the wood a special rich look. The color can be solid or have a gradual or abrupt change Continue Reading…

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