American White Oak trees are native of Eastern USA. The trees prefer rich well-drained soil, and the average height is 15 metres to 30 metres. The wood is dense and heavy with good strength, in particular, its high resistance to abrasion and wear. White Oak can be stained or oiled with a wide range of finish tones.
White Oak is strong, beautiful, rot-resistant, easy-to-work, and economical, representing an exceptional value to woodworkers. It’s no wonder that the wood is so widely used in cabinet and furniture making.
JSC regularly recommends and sources American White Oak for unique architectural projects. We have extensive experience working alongside your experts to help you design facades and structures that will last for generations. Scroll through the gallery above to be inspired and contact us today for your personalised quote.
Tags: Hardwood, Pefc
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COMMON NAME: American White Oak
OTHER NAMES: Oak, White Oak; Chestnut Oak; Appalachian Oak
BOTANICAL NAME(S): Quercus spp
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Eastern USA
WOOD TYPE: Hardwood
TIMBER COLOUR: The sapwood of American White Oak is light coloured and the heartwood is light to dark brown
GRAIN: Straight grain with a medium to coarse texture, with longer rays than Red Oak
TYPICAL USES: Applied and structural Flooring, Paneling and Furniture
Need a custom American White Oak solution for your next project?
At JSC, we can make your timber design dreams come true. Our expert in-house manufacturing capabilities allow us to create offering to satisfy even the most unique project requirements. Our precision moulding and machining mean we can match existing profiles and also do custom design. The possibilities are endless. Get in touch today.