english oak wood


English Oak is a White Oak- usually Quercous robur but sometimes Quercous petraea.  The lumber has light heartwood similar to old growth American White Oak.

  • Burr Oak is English White Oak that has been “taken over” by burls (the burls give the wood a wonderful marbled appearance)
  • Prized for fine furniture and veneers
  • Most logs have extensive history and have been harvested from old estates in England or Scotland
  • See also English Brown Oak for more information

Characteristics of English Oak

Origin of Wood Type England
Botanical Name Quercus petraea
Specific Gravity 0.72
Avg. Weight Per BF 4.00 lb/ bf
Color Range Tan – Brown
Rarity / Availability Available
Typical Avg. Width 4″ to 24″
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 12′, sometimes longer available
Avg. Waste Factor 0.5
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Turning, Boat Building, Flooring, Veneers and many other uses
Lumber Grades Quartersawn, Flitch
Other Trade Names European Oak, English White Oak, English Pippy Oak, English Burr Oak, English Brown Oak
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Sample Pictures of English Oak

Please Note: The photos below are examples of the species and may no longer be products available for sale.

All pictures of wood that appear wet, have been sprayed with denatured alcohol to show the natural color.  We use denatured alcohol because it evaporates and does not affect the moisture content.