American White Oak

White oak is similar in colour and appearance to European oak. The sapwood of American white oak is light coloured and the heartwood is light to dark brown. White oak is mostly straight grained with a medium to coarse texture, with longer rays than red oak. White oak therefore has more figure.

Available Grades & Specification

Grades: FAS/FAS1F, Prime

Sizes Random 101.6mm 127mm 152.4mm 177.8mm 203.2mm 228.6mm 228.6mm and wider 254mm 279.4mm 304.8mm
Scientific name
Quercus Alba
Trade Names
White Oak
Other Names
American White Oak
Where does it grow
Canada, USA
Common Uses
Building materials, Cabinetmaking, Ceiling, Decorative veneer, Domestic flooring, Factory flooring, Figured veneer, Flooring, Furniture components, Interior construction, Interior trim, Light construction, Mouldings, Office furniture, Panelling , Parquet flooring, Handrails, Stair Cases
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American White Oak
American White Oak
Conservation Status
Source: NatureServe
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