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

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

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

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?

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 (Quercus alba)

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

map of where White Oak tree grows
White Oak 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
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

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