French wagon boards

French wagon planks are made of solid oak. They are planks with a light appearance and dark grain pattern. The weathered look and visible bolt holes give them the old French character. 

Brief specifications of French wagon boards

Wood type:Oak
Editing:Planed, brushed, raw or composite
Thicknesses:16mm, 35mm, 40mm and 60mm
Widths:10cm to 25cm
Lengths:Approximately 100cm to 270cm
Status:Ample stock
Alternatives: Railroad tie boards / Block Walls / Barnwood / Oak wagon planks /

What are old French wagon boards?

Originating in France, but for many years they drove through Mediterranean territory. In France, the first freight cars as early as the 19th century. Old wagons that are no longer used often sit on an abandoned wagon. Wood with History sees the potential of that wagon wood. 

Durable use of French wagon wood

French oak wagon planks are beautiful and quality strong. Perfect wood to give a second life. Reusing wood is sustainable. A table or cabinet made from this will last for years to come. Weathering, use and the marks of time make a piece of furniture made from old French planks unique.

Possible operations

Presentation of brushed wagon board with a bolt hole in the center
Brushed Oak
Planed wagon plank with drawing and bolt hole 4cm thick
Oak, planed
Rough unprocessed wagon plank on top of planks
table oak wagon parts at fireplace

What do you make from French oak wagon boards?

This wood from France is suitable for making your own furniture. And you can process them into other unique products for the interior. A short list of the possibilities of old french wagon boards:


  • Furniture: from tables and cabinets to wall shelves
  • Kitchen Cabinets
  • Unique wood floor
  • Outdoor use: decking, garden path and garden furniture

Selecting the wagon boards yourself

In the old wood shed At Hout met Historie you can select the most beautiful French oak wagon planks yourself. We always have plenty of them in stock. Also available for large quantities. Do you need specific sizes? Then we will saw the wood directly to size for you. Free of charge.

Suitable for:

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TV cabinet

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HMH office-makers



Oak wagon planks are a good choice if you want to buy sustainable wood. All the wood from Wood with History comes with a certificate. So you know for sure that your product is durable and of good quality.

Or have it delivered anyway?

Don't live near Lemmer? Then order them online. Hout met Historie delivers wood throughout the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.  Order French wagon boards online

Frequently Asked Questions

Taste the atmosphere From old wood!

A shed full of unique types of wood. Old oak, the most beautiful wagon parts, rough beams and trusses, beautiful wagon parts. You will find it in the old wood shed in Lemmer. Come along and taste the atmosphere of old wood.

Our Price List

The assortment of old wood you will find with us is regularly renewed. Hout met Historie sells unique types of wood. Would you like to know the current prices? Download our price list.
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