White Oak (Flat Sawn) » Quercus alba

White Oak (Flat Sawn) lumber wood, Quercus alba lumber for woodworking
woodworking characteristics

White Oak (Flat Sawn) Wood Characteristics

Has a finer texture than Red Oak. Heartwood is decay resistant and suitable for exterior uses. Good turning and steam bending qualities.
color of White Oak (Flat Sawn)

Color Range

Beige to creamy tan.
other names for White Oak (Flat Sawn)

Other Names

Arizona oak, Arizona white oak, Cucharillo, Encino, Encino negro, Oak, Roble, Roble amarillo, Roble, colorado, Roble encino, Roblecito, White oak, Stave oak
uses for White Oak (Flat Sawn)

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, outdoor projects, patio furniture, cabinets, flooring, boat building, fences, indoor millwork, moldings, veneer, desks, baseboard
the White Oak (Flat Sawn) tree

What's the Tree Like?

May reach 100 feet in height and have a trunk of 36'' in diameter. The White Oak (Flat Sawn) tree grows in Canada, North Eastern U.S.
map of where this wood grows
Weight

3.92

lbs /Bd. Ft.
9.50% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1360

Janka Rating (?)
5.43% harder than red oak (1290 lbf)
Density

0.68

Specific Gravity (?)
6.25% more dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with White Oak (Flat Sawn):

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Coarse 7/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

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Oak White (Flat Sawn) Hardwood Sample
Oak White (Flat Sawn) Hardwood Sample
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.

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  • Width: Ripped to 3''
wood of the month

$8.00 /ea.

Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Lumber
Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Lumber
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5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (available above with your order).
wood of the month

$6.99
$5.24 /Bd. Ft.

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Oak White (Flat Sawn) 8/4 Lumber
Oak White (Flat Sawn) 8/4 Lumber
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5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (available above with your order).
wood of the month

$11.99
$8.99 /Bd. Ft.

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Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber
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Flat Rate U.S. Shipping!

  • Width: 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well, see above.
  • Quantity: A total of 10 board feet (or slightly more) are included, approximately 5 to 8 boards depending on the size
wood of the month

$106.00
$86.00 /Pack

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Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.

Flat Rate U.S. Shipping!

  • Width: 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see above).
  • Quantity: Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or slightly more), which tends to be approximately 4 to 7 boards depending on the size
wood of the month

$193.00
$152.00 /Pack

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Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
Oak White (Flat Sawn) 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet of Lumber
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.

Flat Rate U.S. Shipping!

  • Width: 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see below).
  • Quantity: 100 board feet, and ships in approximately 5 packages by UPS.
wood of the month

$709.00
$665.00 /Pack

Oak White (Flat Sawn) Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''
Oak White (Flat Sawn) Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''
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5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 8'' trimmed clean on the edges
  • Quantity: 4 sheets per pack
wood of the month

$15.99
$13.59 /Pack

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Oak White Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet (Flat Cut): Paper back veneer
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  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet
wood of the month

$28.60 /ea.

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Oak White Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet (Flat Cut): Paper back veneer
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  • Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet
wood of the month

$57.10 /ea.

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Oak White Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet (Rift Cut): Paper back veneer
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet
wood of the month

$48.70 /ea.

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Oak White Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet (Rift Cut): Paper back veneer
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet
wood of the month

$97.40 /ea.

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Oak White (Rift Sawn, Straight Grain) 4/4 Lumber
Oak White (Rift Sawn, Straight Grain) 4/4 Lumber
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: Narrow selection of 4''-6'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (available above with your order).
wood of the month

$8.99
$6.74 /Bd. Ft.

+ Volume Discounts