White Oak (Rift Cut)

White Oak (Rift Cut) (Quercus Alba)


Common Names: White Oak


Distribution: Eastern United States


Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a light to medium brown, commonly with an olive cast. Quartersawn sections display prominent ray fleck patterns


Janka Hardness: 1,350 lbf


Density: 3.92 lb./b.f.


Allergies/Toxicity: Most common reactions simply include eye and skin irritation, as well as asthma-like symptoms.


Sustainability: CITES: no, IUCN: no


Common Uses: Cabinetry, furniture, interior trim, flooring, boatbuilding, barrels and veneer.