Category: Choosing Wide Plank Wood Floors

  • 2023 Sawmill Tour at Hull Forest Products

    Stewarding Local Working Woodlands & Manufacturing Materials for the Global Bioeconomy Join us for our 2023 sawmill tour at Hull Forest Products and come see what we saw! Learn how our Connecticut forest-based business stewards local working woodlands and manufactures wood products, including green and kiln dried hardwood lumber, wood flooring, and timbers, for the…

  • The Hull Forest Guide to Styles of Wide Plank Flooring

    By Mary Hull We custom mill all kinds of hardwood and pine wide plank floors to fit your look and unique style -whether the place you call home is a vintage farmhouse, a brand new home, or an urban apartment, we can make you the perfect floor. Use this style guide to inspire ideas for…

  • Red Oak Flooring – Durable, Classic, and Rapidly Renewable

    Red Oak flooring is beautiful and durable, and Red Oak trees are the dominant hardwood species in the United States. Red Oak is also the the most rapidly renewable of all the American hardwoods: it takes U.S. forests just .57 seconds to grow one cubic meter of red oak! (That’s less time than it just…

  • Board Edge Profiles

    Edge profiles or treatments refer to the amount of “reveal” on the edge of each floor board. At Hull Forest Products, we can customize the edge profile of your wood flooring or paneling. We have a variety of edge profiles for you to choose from, and while the square (snug) edge is always the most…

  • 2019 Sawmill Tour at Hull Forest Products

    Join us for our sawmill tour! Connecticut’s largest sawmill, Hull Forest Products, will host free sawmill tours of its forest products manufacturing facility in Pomfret Center, CT on Saturday October 19, 2019 from 8 am to 2 pm. Learn about forest management, timber harvesting, and wood manufacturing, and watch as local timber is transformed into…

  • Wide Plank Wood Flooring Sawn Locally in CT – A New England Tradition

    Hull Forest Products of Pomfret, Connecticut, has been making traditional wide plank wood flooring since the family sawmill got its start in New England over 54 years ago.  The company began as a tiny backyard mill and evolved  to become the largest sawmill in Connecticut, manufacturing over 10 million board feet of forest products each…

  • Hull Forest Products Makes Forest-to-Floor Wood Floors for Yale University

    When Yale University new residential colleges architect Robert A.M. Stern  specified rift and quartersawn Red Oak floors from Yale’s own university forests,  Hull Forest Products  made that dream a reality. As a woodland management service and a sawmill, Hull Forest Products was able to plan and undertake a timber harvest in Yale’s CT forest. Together with…

  • Hull Forest Products Wood Floors at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show NYC

    Hull Forest Products will be exhibiting its show-stopping wood floors at the 2019 Architectural Digest Home Design Show at Pier 94, 55th Street at Twelfth Avenue, New York City, March 21-24, 2019.

  • Five Reasons To Love Live Sawn White Oak Floors

    Live sawn White Oak floors are a customer favorite, with good reason. This type of wide plank wood flooring has beautiful and unique grain, is extremely durable, and offers excellent value. Read on to learn more of what’s to love about the live sawn cut: 1.  Live sawing is a traditional method of sawing wood…

  • Wide Plank Wood Flooring In The Kitchen

    Wide plank wood flooring in the kitchen? Yes. Wood adds a warm and organic element to what is often the most modern room in the house. Wood also contrasts well with sleek or metal kitchen surfaces. On trend for 2018,  more homeowners are choosing to add wide plank flooring as a way to put their…