Which of our 3 Edging Styles Should You Choose?

rustic planksColonial Plank Floors offers beautiful hardwood flooring suitable for many different home décor styles. At our family-run shop, we produce all of our rustic planks by hand using 18th-century tools and techniques. There are three different finishes that we use on our planks, all of which are artfully applied to create stunning, one of a kind plank floors.

  1. European Natural Oil

As one of the most environmentally friendly finishes out there, our European natural oil finish is stunning and works with any of the hardwood species we sell. This oil is microporous and will become a part of the wood over time. It also does not chip, crack, or peel throughout use.

  1. Solid Color Woodtone Stains

Woodtone stains can add an extra pop of color to finishes and enhance the character of our planks. We can control the saturation and penetration of these colors on the wood, leaving you with a stunning, fade-resistant pigment topped off with our European Natural Oil finish.

  1. Weathered Finish

Deep brushing on stained planks gives us our Farmhouse finishes (weathered, blackened, and calico). We recommend this finish for farmhouse styled homes using rustic white oak planks. This option is also great for households with pets or children. This weathered finish produces a plank floor much like reclaimed planking and offers a truly unique look for any home, beach house, or loft.

All About our Hand Crafted Hardwood Plank Floors, Part 2

Rustic white oak plankAt Colonial Plank Floors, we create unique and beautiful solid hardwood plank floors for homes all over the United States.

Our floors are well suited for 250-year-old farmhouses as well as offices, restaurants and newly constructed homes and have been used in every style home from original 1680 colonials to lofts in New York City

On top of Natural Oil hardwood planks, we also offer solid color planks and planks in a weathered style. If you are looking for a more aged look in your flooring, we can apply this textured, weathering process to any of our solid stains. This look is perfect for a farmhouse style, a beach home or anywhere you want a reclaimed look. It is a great option if you have pets or active households, as it easily hides any scuffs from paws, claws, and feet.

When it comes to our planks, we pride ourselves on our ability to produce beautifully hand-scraped flooring for our customers with a less “manufactured” look than any of our competitors. Using 18th-century tools and techniques, our staff finishes each plank by hand to create gorgeous, one of a kind floors that will be the centerpiece of your home.

Our handcrafted planks will add an element of warmth and charm to your home like no other. Our flooring comes with a historical character that just cannot be matched by larger stores and companies.  If you are interested in our hand-scraped flooring, stop by our shop in Colmar, PA or give us a call today at (215) 997-3390.

All about our Hand-Crafted Hardwood Floors, Part 1

Colonial plank floorsAt Colonial Plank Floors, we pride ourselves on creating beautiful, hand-crafted hardwood plank floors. Nearly all of our plank floors come prefinished and can be utilized in a variety of different styles, from colonial to contemporary. We also offer a weathered style, which is great for beach houses, lofts, and homes with pets and active family members.

The planks used in our flooring can be up to 13 feet in length. Once installed, they will slightly darken, and the graining will become more robust as they age. Each hand-crafted plank goes through 10 woodworking steps with traditional hand tools and is matched against a master plank to ensure they will perfectly fit together. When shopping our plank floors, you can choose the wood species, edge treatments, and level of texture and distressing to create a flooring style that is truly your own.

When crafting our hardwood plank floors, we primarily use rustic white oak and wide red oak materials. We also have other species available, such as rustic cherry, walnut, and poplar. Once you’ve determined the wood you want to be used, you can then choose from three different edge treatments: square and softened edging, live edging, and hand-cut edging. Distressing can also be applied to add a rustic, aged look to your plank flooring.

If you’re interested in a quote on our floors, contact Colonial Plank Flooring today at (215) 997-3390. Based in Colmar, Pennsylvania, we’re able to ship our products anywhere in the United States.

Welcome to Our Blog

Rustic 6 inch white oak plank floorsOver the last 14 years, Colonial Plank Floors has hand-crafted more than 700 floors for customers all across the country. We specialize in wide plank, colonial, and farmhouse reproduction flooring for those looking to bring Old World charm into their home. The craftsmanship of our plank floors is so time honored and universal; we even ship to customers in Europe!

Located 20 miles north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, our family-run company works to create stunning hardwood floors for home all across America. We primarily utilize white and red oak and prefinish most of our floors using a variety of hand-applied and hand-rubbed finishes.

We buy our wood from suppliers who employ eco-friendly practices and we use historically accurate woodworking methods to create our flooring’s charming look. With Colonial Plank Floors, you’ll feel as if you’ve truly stepped into the past.

On our blog, we’ll be providing more information on our products, finishes, and the techniques used to create them. We’ll also offer home design and décor tips so you can style your home to fit our plank floors perfectly. Whether you live in Main or Arizona, you can install beautiful, historically styled flooring in your home. Contact Colonial Plank Floors today at (215) 997-3390 for information on how to order.