reSAWN’s CHARRED FLOORING features original cut wide plank white oak burnt in the Japanese style of shou sugi ban and prefinished with a zero-VOC hardwax oil. Original cut is a way of cutting the log that incorporates plain sawn, rift sawn and quarter sawn grain patterns and all grades and character marks into the final product. common character marks include knots, checks, streaks and worm holes. CHARRED FLOORING is prefinished with our hardwax oil which is natural, non-toxic and 100% VOC-free. our hardwax oil produces a durable, matte finish that respects the natural look and feel of the wood.