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Bog Oak, Quercus robur

Bog Oak

Botanical name: Quercus robur

Origin: England
Weight: 880kg/m3
Cutting: Lumber
Dryness: Kiln dried
Other names: None

Inky black to very dark brown and with a significantly higher density and hardness than ordinary oak, bog oak was created when prehistoric forests were submerged under water and silt in anaerobic conditions thousands of years ago.

This stock has been carbon dated and is 5300 years old.

Bog oak requires careful kiln drying and lots of time and skill to make useful as timber. This is the most cared for bog oak available anywhere.

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CITES Update 2017

From 2nd January 2017 if you wish to export articles that are partly or fully made from newly listed species of Rosewood, Padauk and Bubinga then the export will need to be accompanied by a CITES re-export permit. It is possible that the importer/customer of the article may need to apply for a CITES import permit from their own authorities and this should be investigated before the export happens.

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