honestly, I couldn't be more impressed with this product
i ordered 29 boxes, including a 10% buffer for bad, warped, or very off-color pieces and I easily could have gone with a buffer of 1% for user error only. the color throughout all boxes is uniform, there were no broken, scratched or warped pieces. this floor goes together like a dream--even with several hallways and stairs requiring complex cuts, I was able to lay 560 square feet in a couple of 8 hour days. the floor is soft and quiet, the color and finish is a beautiful, rich honey--neither too
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yellow or too red. the hand scraped finish is not overly rustic, so works beautifully with our very modernist decor, but would be perfect in a more traditional home as well. and you absolutely can't beat the price-this floor looks just as good as flooring several times the price per square foot. while I've laid nail and glue down floors before, this would be the perfect floor for a beginner who want a beautiful look. the pieces easily and firmly lock together to make the floor stable and secure. All hardwoods are susceptible to dents and scratches, and this floor behaves as expected.