Parquet Know-how

Parquet and types of wood: an overview

Every tree is unique. Its character and look transfer into the structure and colour of the parquet. Find out more about trees and types of wood.

Every tree is unique. Its character and look transfer into the structure and colour of the parquet. Find out more about trees and types of wood.

Wood is a wonderful natural material known and loved by people throughout the ages: wood lives, breathes and is unique in its colour, structure and warm surface. Wood is always different, yet unmistakably natural. If treated right, its irregularities make it really beautiful, creating a warm, comfortable atmosphere in any home.

Maple: the balanced wood type

The number of maple species is extensive, as they are spread all over Europe, Canada and the United States. This valuable hardwood has a good processing quality and a high level of resistance to wear: all important requirements for real-wood parquet.

  • Appearance 
  • Use of maple: parquet and beyond 
  • Maple traditions 
Types of wood types used for Bauwerk parquet: maple
Bauwerk Parkett: Maple

Acacia: the deciduous North American

Acacia (Robinia pseudoacacia) is one of more than 1,200 species of the Papilionaceae family of plants.

  • Properties of acacia wood 
  • Application: outdoor specialist 
  • Origin of acacia 
Types of wood types used for Bauwerk parquet: acacia
Bauwerk Parkett: Acacia

Beech: the Central European classic

Beech is a typical wood type in Central Europe. Without human intervention, our forests would have largely consisted of beeches.

  • Beechwood appearance 
  • Application: real-wood parquet and indoor all-rounder 
  • Beech traditions 
Types of wood used for Bauwerk parquet: beech
Bauwerk Parkett: beech

Ash: a symbol of life

Like maple, ash is one of the most valuable deciduous woods. Ashwood is light-coloured, very strong and elastic, with a distinctive grain.

  • Appearance and application 
  • Ash traditions 
Types of wood used for Bauwerk parquet: ash
Bauwerk Parkett: ash

Oak: steadfast and versatile

The oak is a major deciduous tree in European forests, playing a key role in the wood-processing industry. The common oak (also known as the European or English oak) is the most important species.

  • Appearance 
  • Application: real-wood parquet and whiskey barrels 
  • Oak traditions 
Types of wood used for Bauwerk parquet: oak
Bauwerk Parkett: oak

Cherry: a beloved red fruit and a type of wood for parquet, musical instruments and much more

The cherry is part of the Rosaceae family. In addition to its use as a fruit tree, this local species is very important as a source of valuable timber.

  • Appearance 
  • Application: from parquet to inlays 
  • Cherry traditions 
Types of wood used for Bauwerk parquet: cherry
Bauwerk Parkett: cherry

Walnut: elegant and decorative

Walnut has been one of the most popular types of wood for centuries. The eastern American black walnut is found predominantly in Florida, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Canada and parts of Europe.

  • Appearance 
  • Application: furniture and parquet 
Holzarten für Bauwerk Parkett – Nussbaum
Bauwerk Parkett: Nussbaum

Where you can buy Bauwerk Parquet

Find an installer near you and get individual advice.

Find an installer
Wählen Sie Ihre Länderseite, um Inhalte für Ihren Standort zu sehen.
Select your country page to see content for your location.
Sélectionnez la page de votre pays pour voir le contenu de votre emplacement.
Seleziona la pagina del tuo paese per visualizzare i contenuti per la tua posizione.