Bevel: Operation consisting in the blunting or rounding up the edge of the wood boards both in the sides and in the heads. Bevel is regular in Serie Novecento whereas in the other set of production it’s irregular and differently accentuated.
Grouting: Operation consisting in the restoration of damaged boards by the insertion of grout or pieces of wood (fillers) in open knots or clefts. In the handmade production, the used grout is semi-rigid consistency to facilitate the natural movement of the wood. Instead in Serie Novecento rigid grout is used.
Brushing: Operation consisting in the removal of the wood softest part using special brushes that carve the grain without damaging the heartwood. The brushing emphasizes the grain of the wood creating a pleasant chromatic effect.
Roughing: Handmade operation consisting in the smoothing in not homogeneous way of the boards both in the surface and in the sides, in order to create the effect of a time damaged floor. Watching boards in backlight they are slightly wavy.
Planing: Mixing means manually switch on the wooden board planes of different/various sizes that, depending on the wooden grain, make the surface uneven.
Varnishing: Operation consisting in coloring manually the boards by brushes and terrycloths in the desired hue.
Ragging: Handmade operation consisting in removing the fresh varnish using rag in order to create particular chromatic effects.
Oiling: Handmade operation consisting in the oil painting.
Water-based coating: Handmade operation consisting in the spray painting of water-based coats.
Waxing (wax finishing): Aesthetic finish for oiled or coated products. In particular, the finish used for the oiled floors is beeswax, whereas in the coated products is used aqua wax.
Polishing: Operation consisting in the polishing the wax finishing with soft brushes or felts.
UV oiling and varnishing: Industrial operation consisting in finishing the products without manual work.