White Oak (Flat Sawn) // Quercus alba

A ruggedly handsome wood with saddle-tan color and a humble grain texture that's right at home in projects with unique designs. White oak is tough and especially good for exterior projects.
White Oak (Flat Sawn) grows in North America
map of where White Oak (Flat Sawn) grows
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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.
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
Coarse 7/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak


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Oak White (Flat Sawn) Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
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White Oak Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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White Oak Cutting Board Strips
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