American White Oak

American white oak heartwood is pale yellow-brown with more variable in colour to light dark brown, sometimes with a pinkish tint. Mostly straight grained with medium to coarse texture, will vary according to the growing regions. Sapwood is light coloured.

Details

  • Botanical Name: Quercus Spp
  • Country of origin: USA
  • Density: 740 Kg / m3
  • Durability: Durable
  • Shrinkage: Medium to high
  • Machines reasonably well. Good staining and polishing qualities

Uses

  • Flooring
  • furniture
  • cabinet making