Bruce Blacksmith’s Forge 3/8″ Engineered Birch Plank DATA SHEET

Product Information

Overall Thickness: 3/8″ (nominal) (0.79″ cm)  0.312″ (actual)
Varying Length Range: 10″- 48″ (25.4 cm – 121.9 cm) (plywood core items)
Varying Length Range: 10″- 60″ (25.4 cm – 152.4 cm) (Densitek core – items ending in “EE”)
Board Width: 6.5″ (16.5 cm)
Ply: 5 (plywood core items)
Ply: 3 (Densitek core items)
Top Ply Cut/Thickness: Rotary 1.2 mm
Species: Birch
Finish: Dura-Luster Plus Urethane
Gloss: Low
Face Fill: Unfilled
Face Treatment: Wire Brushed
Edge/End Treatment: Micro Beveled Edges/Micro Beveled Ends
Manufacturing Location: USA

Warranty

25 Year Residential Limited Warranty
3 Year Commercial Limited Warranty

Product Features

  • See the Blacksmith’s Forge collection on Bruce.com
  • Distinctive Design: Features a designer texture that will create a unique, one-of-a-kind look in your home.
  • Rustic Wood Visual: Made from rustic Birch and featuring a classic, reclaimed wood visual.
  • Protective Finish: Featuring our most scratch and stain-resistant coating to keep your floor looking beautiful.
  • Made in America: The Blacksmith’s Forge collection’s materials and manufacturing are all-American; providing you with American-made quality.
  • Items ending in “EE” – Densitek™ Core: Greater dimensional stability, moisture resistance and increased hardness of more than 33% versus plywood core.

FloorScore

FloorScore Certificates – Hardwood Products

SDS

Hardwood Flooring Products SDS

Installation

Installation Method Options: 
Staple-Down*, Floating or Glue-Down
*Note: Do not staple down smooth traditionally finished Pecan, Maple or Hickory Products
All species of textured products (such as hand-scraped, wire-brushed, and rustic/distressed products ) can be stapled down with 20 gauge staples (1” minimum length for 3/8” – ½” engineered hardwood, for 9/16” hardwood, use 1-1/4” fasteners).

FOR PRODUCTS WIDER THAN 5˝: In addition to the use of mechanical fasteners, assisted glue applications should be used. The glue should be a premium grade urethane construction adhesive applied in a serpentine pattern to the back of each board. Then follow the recommended fastening pattern.

Floating Underlayment:
Premium underlayment labeled for use with floating engineered hardwood floors

Floating Adhesive:
Bruce Everseal Floating Floor Tongue & Groove Adhesive

Glue Down Adhesive:
Bruce Proconnect Plus Vapor Barrier Elastomeric Flooring Adhesive
Bruce Equalizer Pro Moisture-Cured Urethane Adhesive
Bruce Summit Select Unlimited Moisture Vapor Barrier Elastomeric Wood Flooring Adhesive

Blend Cartons For Best Appearance
Hardwood is a natural product and does not have dye lots. Floor should be installed from several cartons at the same time to ensure good color and shade mixture.

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Recommendations
Caring for Urethane Finish Hardwood Floors in a Residential Setting

Recommended Maintenance Products
Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Floor Cleaner
Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Terry Cloth Cleaning System
Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Microfiber Cleaning System

Product Data Table

CARTON PROPERTIESPlywood Core
Items
Densitek Core Items
– Ending in “EE”
Length 49.5″ (125.7 cm) 61″ (154.9 cm)
Width7.5″ (19.1 cm) 6.8″ (17.5 cm)
Height 5.3″ (13.3 cm) 5″ (12.7 cm)
Coverage Per Carton 30.50 sq ft (2.83 sq m) 39.50 sq ft (3.67 sq m)
Carton Weight 34 lbs (15.5 kg) 57 lbs (25.9 kg)
PALLET PROPERTIESPlywood Core Items Densitek Core Items
– Ending in “EE”
Cartons Per Pallet 3630
Coverage Per Pallet 1098 sq ft (101.88 sq m) 1185 sq ft (110.10 sq m)

Items with EE ending code are manufactured with Densitek core instead of a plywood core. The fit and appearance are unchanged. The Densitek and plywood core products can be mixed in the same installation.

Color Blacksmith’s Forge
Plywood Core
Model Number 
Blacksmith’s Forge
Densitek Core
Model Number
Quarter
Round 
Length 78″
T-Mold
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit 

Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
EtherealEBBF72L01W (Disc. 10/19)EBBF72L01WEE (Disc 6/22) TQ0BR509LTM0BR509LTR2BR509LTH0BR509LTS2BR509LS-1155A
EmbersEBBF72L02W (Disc. 10/19)EBBF72L02WEE (Disc 6/22) TQ0BR510LTM0BR510LTR2BR510LTH0BR510LTS2BR510LS-1152A
Elemental SlateEBBF72L03W (Disc. (10/19) EBBF72L03WEE (Disc 6/22) TQ0BR511LTM0BR511LTR2BR511LTH0BR511LTS2BR511LS-1153A
Darkened LatteEBBF72L04W (Disc. 10/19) EBBF72L04WEE (Disc 6/22) TQ0BR512LTM0BR512LTR2BR512LTH0BR512LTS2BR512LS-1155A
Carbon GrainEBBF72L05W (Disc. 10/19)EBBF72L05WEE TQ0BR513LTM0BR513LTR2BR513LTH0BR513LTS2BR513LS-1155A
Color Blacksmith’s Forge
Plywood Core
Model Number 
Blacksmith’s Forge
Densitek Core
Model Number
Quarter
Round 
Length 78″
T-Mold
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit 

Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Updated on June 24, 2022

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