Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterWhite 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 RangeBeige to creamy tan.
Other NamesArizona oak, Arizona white oak, Cucharillo, Encino, Encino negro, Oak, Roble, Roble amarillo, Roble, colorado, Roble encino, Roblecito, White oak, Stave oak
Some Typical UsesFurniture, cabinets, flooring, boat building, acessories
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 North America
3.92lbs /Bd. Ft.
1360Janka Rating (?)
0.68Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Quarter Sawn White Oak:
Ease of Finishing