“Wide plank:” if you’re in the market for hardwood, surely you’ve heard the term. Wider boards are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. They have a subtle but decisive affect on a room: whether 5” or 10”, they showcase the intricate beauty of wood grain more than strip flooring.
Like a large canvas, a wider board contains more room for characteristic variation. The contrasts between soft grain, hard grain and eccentric knots create a stronger impression that is both tactile and visual.