David Gunton supplies all sorts of species of boards from many sources,
but, most especially, wide long boards. By clicking on most pictures
on this site you can see a larger version.
Not all these photographs show finished floors. This will be because
these are new stocks of which we do not have finished floor photos.
Others may show floors laid in unfinished rooms - because we have not
been able to get back to photograph the finished job.
This is a most exciting timber floor but we did not make it. This
was snapped in Port Douglas, Australia. This is an Australian timber,
blackbean. Similarly exciting floorings can be made from other highly
contrasted timbers. However, the achievement of this appearance
owes just as much to the skill of the floorlayer as to the beauty
of the timber. This is a serious handmade floor into which a considerable
amount of thought has been applied from the production of the boards
all the way through to the fitting and finishing - just like we
This is a Ripple Olive Ash Floor.
The Oak framing is also brand new. The combination is stunning and
This is a close up of the Ripple Olive Ash. The boards are of random
widths from 200mm to 300mm wide.
This 1st grade, all white, Ash board floor is of random widths from
80mm to 160mm wide in boards up to 3.5 metres long. It is 20mm thick,
tongued and grooved all around with a chamfered arris. It has been
laid on the diagonal in the wonderfully angular attic in an otherwise
very Gothic Victorian mansion. The lay of the boards draws attention
to the strong architectural elements of the room and accentuates the
sense of space by increasing the length of the sight lines.