GG Joinery offers European 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.
Oak is one of the most loved hardwoods. Oak is a very popular choice for woodworkers, especially in building furniture. European Oak generally displays a darker tone with a naturally rich and warm golden-brown colour.
||Widely grown in Europe
||Heartwood is a light to medium brown, commonly with an olive cast, though there can be a fair amount of variation in color. Nearly white to light brown sapwood is not always sharply demarcated from the heartwood. Quartersawn sections display prominent ray fleck patterns.
||The grain is straight, with a coarse, uneven texture. May have irregular or interlocked grain depending on growing conditions of the tree.
||European Oak has been rated as having very good resistance to decay and is commonly used in boatbuilding applications
||Cabinetry, furniture, interior trim, flooring, boatbuilding, barrels, and veneer.
||695 kg/m³ average
||Produces good results with hand and machine tools. Can react with iron (particularly when wet) and cause staining and discoloration. Responds well to steam-bending. Glues, stains, and finishes well.