White Oak (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber

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White Oak (Flat Sawn) 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

$193.00 /Pack

1-2 $193.00
3+ $173.70 /Pack (10% off)
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Flat Rate U.S. Shipping
$0.00 West of Mississippi River
$20.00 East of Mississippi River

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hardwood lumber sizes
White Oak lumber pack comes with an assortment of widths and lengths.
Here's what you can expect:
13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S.
Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) to 13/16" actual thickness. May still require you to flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project.

Learn more in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"

4" to 7" Widths

This is the range of widths that are usually available in this pack.

  • Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range
  • Special hand-selection is avaialble at an additional fee, please contact to inquire
  • Edges are rough sawn
  • Straight edge ripping service is available for a small fee

48" to 84" Lengths

Lengths will vary within this range.

A 20 board foot Project Pack is a great way to buy some lumber because they're simple and we stand behind them with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. A Project Pack includes a total of 20 board feet of our hand-picked lumber, and you'll get a fantastic assortment of widths (typically between 4'' and 10''), and lengths (between 4' and 8'). Purchase a Project Pack when you need enough wood to make a medium sized project like a coffee table or cabinet. As usual, all the lumber is surfaced on two sides (S2S), and kiln dried.
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About White Oak (Quercus alba)



lbs /Bd. Ft.
9.50% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)


Janka Rating
5.43% harder than red oak (1290 psi)


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

map of where White Oak tree grows
White Oak is a domestic wood from North America

Has a finer texture than Red Oak. Heartwood is decay resistant and suitable for exterior uses. Good turning and steam bending qualities.

color of White Oak
Color Range
Beige to creamy tan.
the White Oak tree
What's The Tree Like?
May reach 100 feet in height and have a trunk of 36" in diameter.
other names for 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 White Oak
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, outdoor projects, patio furniture, cabinets, flooring, boat building, fences, indoor millwork, moldings, veneer, desks, baseboard

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another
  1. Decide how much board footage you need
  2. Factor in enough to work with! You'll want to arrange grain patterns, sort color, fix mistakes, run test cuts, make finish samples, etc.
  3. Lumber comes in random widths and lengths. If you need special size considerations, please let us know by using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form or by confirming your needs by phone or email.
  4. Expect your final amount of footage to change slightly. Buying by the board foot is an exercise in estimation, therefore we don't know the precise amount of footage you'll receive (and be billed for) until we physically select the wood for your order.
  5. We want to get your order right! So we may need to contact you for clarification. Please use a good phone and email during checkout.

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our article if you want the full explanation.

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained

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February 25, 2018
5 out of 5
Old woodworker, new wood.
Review by  Old woodworker from Tx
I have built my own furniture for over 45 years on and off, my home flooded by Harvey and I lost all my furniture, so I am going to build my end tables and night stands. I was looking for wood on the internet and woodworkerssource site popped up, I liked the web site, the prices and free shipping. I ordered the white oak, a few days later it arrived, the boards were beautiful. I will be ordering wood again, the white oak is beautiful.
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June 8, 2013
5 out of 5
White Oak
Review by  Chad from Phoenix, AZ 85008
I would order from Woodworkers Source again! The people there sure know their wood! Great pickers. They picked boards that have beautiful grains and grooves. They probably picked better than I would!
April 17, 2013
5 out of 5
Review by  Eric from Kimberly, WI
Absolutely awesome wood, quick delivery and well packed.....And six extra board feet to boot... Will definitely continue to do business with...Same goes for the quarter swam white oak I ordered, not sure I could have pick it out any better.... Thanks..
February 8, 2013
5 out of 5
White Oak
Review by  Roger A Scott from Reading, PA USA
Very uniform boards.
June 15, 2011
5 out of 5
White oak
Review by  Bruce Kendall from ,
I found that the white oak that was sent to me met all of my expectations.
March 17, 2011
5 out of 5
Great product
Review by  M. Moyle from Marsing, ID USA
I was so excited when my wood showed up I had never ordered wood before. I have to say though I was very happy.I feel that the board's I got were very good and perfect for what I wanted.I bought two packs for a total of fourty board feet and it was just enough to make a blanket chest. If I were to order again I would order three to give myself a bit more room for error.
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