White Oak

white oakAlso Known As: Eastern White Oak, Stave Oak, Ridge White Oak, Encino and Roble

General: The heartwood is a light to dark brown. The sapwood is narrow, lightly colored and nearly white. White Oak is mostly straight grained with a medium to coarse texture, longer rays than Red Oak.

White Oak has a rating of 1360 on the Janka Hardness Scale. It is well known for its great wear resistance.