Pale yellowish-brown to mid-brown, often with a reddish tint, typically straight grain with a medium to coarse texture. White Oak is one of the most widely used hardwoods from America and can be seen daily in various public buildings.
Similar to European Oak, the working properties of American Oak can vary from fairly easy to moderately difficult depending on growth conditions. Slightly stronger than European Oak due to it's greater density.
Takes glue, nails and screws well, however pre-boring is recommended. Can be finished to a very high standard with the use of oils, stains, waxes etc. Due it's relatively low moisture content, the timber can be susceptible to movment in variable humidity environments, making it unsuitable for external use.
Perfect for dining room tables, kitchen worktops, desktops, retail counters in bars and cafés as well as many other interior uses.
Name: Quercus alba
Origin: North America
Uses: Furniture, joinery, kitchen doors and flooring
|Applications||Interior joinery, shopfitting, stairs, furniture|
How is your Extra Wide Timber constructed?
All extra wide timber is constructed from three or five staves of timber of the same width and pre-joined by our expert team using one of two joints:
The number staves used will depend on the finished width:
For stability of the finished product; timber 20mm to 24mm thicknesses are limited to a maximum width of 350mm.
Extra Wide Edge Finish
You can choose from either one of our edge finish options:
All our extra wide timber come pre-sanded with 120 grit paper and is unfinished, ready for the finish of your choice. We recommend that the extra wide timber is treated with a finish suitable for your uses and preference as soon as possible. This will protect your timber from marks and water absorption. Please note that if the timber absorbs moisture it may move causing the boards to warp.
UK Postage & Packing Charges
|Delivery Option||Order Weight|
|+38p per kg over 20kg||+48p per kg over 100kg|
|+£1.35 per kg over 20kg||+£1.75 per kg over 100kg|
**Prices exclude VAT**
Orders are sent via TNT Express (or similar courier) (Next Working Day).