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White Oak

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DESCRIPTION White oak varies in color from light tan to pale yellow-brown with a pinkish tinge. It is similar to European oak. Straight grained with characteristic silver grain in quarter sawn wood. Medium to coarse texture. White Oak is somewhat more figured than Red Oak due to longer rays.
Weight averages 45-47lbs cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN

North America

BOTANICAL NAME Quercus Alba
OTHER NAMES Appalachian Oak, Arizona Oak, Stave Oak, Cucharillo, Encino
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES Medium bending and crushing strength. Low stiffness makes it an excellent steam bending wood.
WORKING PROPERTIES Pre-boring is advised, but takes nails and screws well. Gluing properties vary. Stains well and polishes to a good finish.
DURABILITY Heartwood is durable and very resistant to preservative treatment. Sapwood is moderately resistant. Logs are subject to severe insect attack.
SEASONING Dries slowly with tendency for checking, splitting and honeycombing. Requires careful air or kiln drying. Medium movement.
USES Suitable for furniture, cabinetmaking, joinery, heavy construction, parquet and strip flooring, ladder rungs, plywood, veneers, paneling, railroad ties, shakes, shingles.
COMMENTS Grain may need to be filled to achieve smooth finish.

White Oak Lumber -

janka hardness: 1360
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White Oak Lumber Pricing
 Species Size Small Quantities 200+ bd ft 500+ bd ft wholesale units
White Oak 4/4 $3.60 $3.31 Call Us1.877.232.3915
5/4 $3.90 $3.59 Call Us1.877.232.3915
6/4 $4.25 $3.91 Call Us1.877.232.3915
8/4 $6.70 $6.10 Call Us1.877.232.3915

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Additional White Oak Products We Offer

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We also offer custom run White Oak Trim & Molding.

 

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