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.

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