Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
Rift sawn white oak exhibits straight grain without the ray fleck figure found in quarter sawn white oak. White oak has a finer texture than Red Oak. Heartwood is decay resistant and suitable for exterior uses. Good turning and steam bending qualities.
Rift Sawn White Oak grows in North America
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, outdoor projects, patio furniture, cabinets, flooring, boat building, fences, indoor millwork, moldings, veneer, desks, baseboard
What's the Tree Like?May reach 100 feet in height and have a trunk of 36" in diameter.
3.92lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Rift Sawn White Oak:
Ease of Finishing