aka: Hand-scraped, hand carved, handcarved, handsculpt, see distressed
A method used by artisans to create an "aged" look by creating character or depth on a wooden floor's surface; typically done by hand.
aka: hdf, high density fiberboard
Also known as hardboard. HDF is a tremendously dense wood fiberboard that can be used as the central layer of engineered bamboo flooring to provide stability. It is the typical core layer for laminate flooring.
aka: flat grain
Horizontal-grain, or flat-grain, is a wider cut of bamboo flooring allowing visible characteristic nodes, or "knuckles".