Wood Medallion Specifications
Unless noted otherwise in the description all standard wood medallions supplied per the following specification:
- Unfinished. Wood Medallions can be prefinished for an additional 10% charge. Standard finish is high quality water based polyurethane, semi-gloss.
- Wood top layer is glued on plywood backer. Larger, over 60" medallions are not glued but supplied separately as face-taped wood layer and plywood backer to be glued on-site.
- Plain Sawn wood
- Standard thickness is 3/4". You may select custom thickness for inlay from 5/16" to 3/4".
Wood Floor Medallions Common Questions
What is the right floor medallion size for the room?
A good rule of thumb is to choose the size of Wood Medallion
to be about 1/3 of the width of the room. For example,
if the room is 20' long by 15' wide, the floor medallion can be
60". Up to 60" in size wood floor medallion can be made as a single piece. Larger inlays supplied in precisely fit segments.
What sizes do your floor medallions come in?
Some intricate models can not be made in small sizes, unless we simplify the design. However, we can scale medallions to much larger sizes and also make custom shapes. Minimum size is listed as first in available sizes for each model.
For non-round medallions, size is the major length. Square medallions are measured side-to-side. Octagonal medallions are measured corner-to-corner. If medallions are ordered as part of the project - square and rectangular medallions can be scaled to match parquet tile sizes.
Most 60" and 70" medallions are made as a single piece to eliminate the seems. Larger inlays may come in several segments. All large inlays pre-assembled at the factory to verify precise fit of the pieces.
How do your wood medallions differ from the competition?
We use precise CNC routing machines to cut the wood elements of each inlay. Other producers use laser-cut, which results in burned wood edges, dark lines around the inlay elements. Clean, unburned sides of the wood pieces in our flooring medallions allow for a good adhesion between the pieces and to the plywood substrate. All round medallions are calibrated to be perfectly round. Each template is made together with every medallion to ensure a good fit. We only use hand-selected, kiln-dried hardwoods for production. Marine grade Baltic Birch plywood is used for floor medallion backer for added stability.
How are wood medallions constructed?
Standard wood medallions are made using a 3/8" top solid wood layer, glued on a Baltic Burch plywood base. The top layer is thick enough to sand the medallion with the surrounding floors. It is also thick enough for re-sanding in the future. The top wood layer is unstained so sanding will not remove the natural color. Built as an engineered product, the wood inlays maintain dimensional stability and longevity. All inlay elements are glued together using low VOC polyurethane adhesive.
For pre-finished medallions, we use a commercial grade, water-based sealer along with three coats of finish. By default, we use a semi-gloss shin, but other shins are available upon request.
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image to review the wood floor medallion options, prices, wood species and
description. In the detail window, make sure to click
on the examples images, where available, to see the astonishing
floors created with our distinctive hardwood medallions. The floor medallion can the center focal point of your room. An interesting application for the flooring medallions is to use them as custom stair landing. For even more intricate floor inlays and marquetry check the Marquetry category. Check also Stone Medallions.
Review Wood Medallions Installation Instructions.
If you are
interested in the custom floor medallion please use the contact form or call us Toll Free at
800-577-2927. Some medallions have an icon
which indicates that you can customize woods on-line and submit it for a quote.
See our F.A.Q.
page to find answers to the most common questions about floor
medallions, hardwood borders and parquet flooring.
Check our line of
30" or smaller wood medallions. Many popular floor medallions available
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