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White Oak

American white oak has a light to a light / medium core. The wood species is reminiscent of European summer oak regarding to color variation, width of oars and properties. The American white oak is not suitable to ammonia tretment. The specie is good for both hand and machining work. Not much fading. Please note, that American oak, especially in damp condition, can optain color when used with metal. Used for moldings, furniture, floors, fixtures and fittings.

White Oak

Botanical name Quercus alba
Origin North- and Eastern America
Weight 770 kg/m3
Shrinkage 16,3
Modulus of elasticity 12.15 GPa
Bending strength 1470
Modulus of rupture 102.3 MPa
Janka hardness 690
Moisture content 8-10 %


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