Oak White (Flat Sawn) Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Oak White (Flat Sawn) Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Oak White (Flat Sawn) Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

A robust, strong and good looking choice for furniture for sure. White oak has a consistent, creamy light tan color that's not quite found in any other wood. Stains very well, too, if you prefer. White oak is also one of the best domestic hardwoods for exterior/outdoor projects because it resists rot and decay so well.
Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose White Oak (Flat Sawn)?

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.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2"
Width 3"
Length 6"
Grade Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About White Oak (Flat Sawn) (Quercus alba)

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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 (Flat Sawn) tree grows
White Oak (Flat Sawn) is a domestic wood from North America

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.

color of White Oak (Flat Sawn)
Color Range
Beige to creamy tan.
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.
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
3 Reviews
March 27th, 2021
Verified Buyer
Lumberton TX
These samples were beautiful and I received them very quickly. Thank you!
February 25th, 2021
Verified Buyer
White oak is hard to come by where I live so I got these samples to compare and make sure what I was getting.
June 14th, 2012
Limcolm NE USA
The sample I recieved had a great grain pattern. Definitley a nice wood for some of my projects.
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