- White Oak is a fairly straight grained wood. It has a varied color ranging from pale yellow brown to pale brown sometimes with a pinkish tint. The texture is medium-coarse to coarse.
- Sizes available:
- 4/4, 5/4
- Mechanical Properties:
- Janka side hardness 1360. Shrinkage green to 12%; tangential 5.5%; Radial 3%.
- Working Properties:
- Works readily with hand and machine tools. Glues satisfactorily.
- Reasonably durable
- Hardwood flooring, interior joinery, furniture, whisky casks.
The preceding information comes from “Tropical Timbers of the World”, United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook Number 607, September 1984. Martin Chudnoff, Forest Products Technologist (retired), Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis.