Planed American Oak - 44mm thick

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GG Joinery offers American White Oak planks


The boards 250mm, 280mm, and 300mm wide can be supplied as full stave panels. They are produced from 2 narrow planks glued along their edges to create a required width.


American White Oak is strong, beautiful, rot-resistant, easy-to-work, and economical. White Oak is strong, beautiful, rot-resistant, easy-to-work, and economical, representing an exceptional value to woodworkers. It’s no wonder that wood is so widely used in cabinet and furniture making.

 

 

American White Oak 
Name Quercus Alba
Origin Eastern United States
Colour American White Oak tends to be paler than European Oak, with a slightly pinker hue. 
Grain The grain is straight, with a coarse, uneven texture. 
Rot Resistance Rated as very durable; frequently used in boatbuilding and tight cooperage applications.
Typical Applications Cabinetry, furniture, interior trim, flooring, boatbuilding, barrels, and veneer.
Density 770 kg/m³ average
Workability Produces good results with hand and machine tools. Has moderately high shrinkage values, resulting in mediocre dimensional stability, especially in flatsawn boards. Can react with iron (particularly when wet) and cause staining and discoloration. Responds well to steam-bending. Glues, stains, and finishes well.

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