Quarter Sawn White Oak » Quercus alba

Why Quarter Sawn White Oak?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

White Oak has a finer texture than the more popular Red Oak. Quarter sawn white oak displays dramatic medullar figure called flake or fleck, and you'll see this used in antiques, mission style furniture, Greene and Greene furniture, and more. Heartwood is decay resistant and suitable for exterior uses. Good turning and steam bending qualities.
color of Quarter Sawn White Oak

Color Range

Beige to creamy tan.
other names for Quarter Sawn White Oak

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 Quarter Sawn White Oak

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, cabinets, flooring, boat building, acessories
the Quarter Sawn White Oak tree

What's the Tree Like?

May reach 100 feet in height and have a trunk of 36" in diameter. The Quarter Sawn White Oak tree grows in Eastern United States and Canada.
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 Quarter Sawn White Oak:

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak

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