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Origin of Wood Type:
North America
Botanical Name:
Quercus alba
Specific Gravity:
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
Color Range:
Pale Yellow
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width:
4" to 15", logs can be found up to 5', which we usually quarter saw
Typical Avg. Length:
8' to 16' feet
Avg. Waste Factor (?):
30% and up to 50% using quarter sawn material

Wood Uses:

Furniture, Cabinetry, Flooring, Construction Building, timber framing, musical instruments, Boat Building, Veneer and many other uses!
lumber Grades (?):

Common 1 & 2, Select and Better, FAS, Quarter-Sawn, Quarter-Sawn (Figured), Flitch, Figured, Veneer, Clear / Premium

Other Trade Names:

American White Oak


North American White Oak is one of the finest North American hardwood lumbers and also one of the most spectacular trees. This is the tree that is the symbol for the State of Maryland and the lumber used for the hull of “Old Ironsides” the frigate Constitution. The white oak lumber is used for the finest whisky barrels. There have been many styles of fine furniture based on white oak lumber including Craftsman style and Stickley.
*Fine textured lumber
*Beautiful quarter sawn flake
*Straw color

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