Rift Sawn White Oak // Quercus alba

Rift Sawn White Oak lumber wood, Quercus alba lumber for woodworking
"You want rift sawn white oak for an elegant aesthetic in your projects - you get straight grain with a suave tan color. Rift cut lumber has it all, too: good looks, stability and strength."
 
Elegant straight grain
Graceful tan color
Ultimate stability
color of Rift Sawn White Oak
Color Range
Beige to creamy tan.
other names for Rift 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 Rift Sawn White Oak
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, outdoor projects, patio furniture, cabinets, flooring, boat building, fences, indoor millwork, moldings, veneer, desks, baseboard
the Rift Sawn White Oak tree
What's the Tree Like?
May reach 100 feet in height and have a trunk of 36" in diameter.
Rift Sawn White Oak grows in North America
map of where Rift Sawn White Oak 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 psi)
Density

0.68

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

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak


Choose The Right Type of White Oak for Your Project:

comparing flat sawn white oak lumber

Flat Sawn White Oak

- Strong & good looking
- Excellent exterior characteristics
- Most economical
comparing rift sawn white oak lumber

Rift Sawn White Oak

- Elegant straight grain
- Graceful tan color
- Ultimate stability
comparing quarter sawn white oak lumber

Quarter Sawn White Oak

- Fascinating fleck figure
- Graceful tan color
- Ultimate stability
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