Northern Red Oak has been America's favorite option for hardwood flooring for centuries. It is known for it's warm reddish tone and distinctive wavy grain. It typically has fewer knots than White Oak; but like it's Oak counterpart, it can make a room feel cozy or stately depending on the stain. These Talon planks are select grade and will have few to no imperfections. The clear, semi-gloss finish specifically designed by Sherwin Williams brings out the natural beauty of the wood. Planks are 1/2" thick and 7" wide for a more open room. A 50-year warranty is included. Ready to install matching molding is also available. All Talon flooring is proudly made in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Talon White Oak harvesting is FSC certified for environmental sustainability, and Talon floors never include added formaldehyde. In independent, third party testing, Talon was also ranked #1 in scratch resistance and found to be four times more durable than other leading brands.