For this new build project, Oak & Broad used two types of wood to make a bold statement that gives the home a unique character. To begin with, we provided Black Walnut flooring. The home features planks that were 8 inches in width and 6’-10’ feet long. These dimensions were deliberately chosen to add a sense of richness and grandeur to the home. The larger boards also help to create a more open and spacious feel that can really make rooms seem bigger than they are.
Unlike other wood flooring options, Black Walnut planks include many contrasts between light and dark grains in every piece. This variation creates a distinct look that is full of rich color. Homeowners can choose from a variety of stain options to either enhance or mute contrast for a customized look that complements the rest of the home décor.
As you can see from the pictures, Black Walnut was also installed on the staircase treads. These planks were handcrafted by our team to match the floors and create a consistent look throughout the home. The dark brown is lightened by white risers and balusters for a sophisticated look that makes excellent use of color, natural light and the beauty of wood grain.
Reclaimed Heart Pine Beams
This home also incorporated solid Heart Pine beams that run through the kitchen and living room. The exposed beams provide a rustic look along with added support that enhances the integrity of the home. Typically, new homes use hollow box beams, but by using reclaimed Heart Pine, we are able to install solid beams that are often centuries old. These particular reclaimed beams are 150 years old.
Installing two different types of signature wood details in the home helped to create a warm and inviting interior that managed to be sophisticated and rustic at the same time. To learn more about our Walnut flooring and Heart Pine beams, contact Oak & Broad today. We look forward to hearing from you and learning more about your project.