American White Oak

American Ash FAS grade


Kiln Dried

Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content.


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Square edge

All boards have had all wane machined off.


Widths

100mm and wider up to about 400mm supplied random width (250mm and wider boards are stocked in larger quantities).


Grain-USOak

Thickness available

From stock – 26, 32, 38, 51, 65 & 76mm


Lengths

From 2 metres and longer up to about 4.9 metres.

Appearance

AmericanOak02

Colour of heartwood varies from pale Yellow-Brown to biscuit with a Pinkish tint, sapwood is nearly white. Straight grained, medium to coarse texture

Uses

  • Furniture
  • Cabinets
  • Interior joinery
  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Flooring
  • Skirting & Architrave
  • Stairs

Working properties

  • Good for machining but has a tendency to chip and split
  • Pre bore for nails and screws
  • Good steam bending
  • Glues statisfactorily
  • Glues well
  • Moderate movement in service

Physical properties

  • Hard, heavy and strong
  • Medium bending & crushing strength
  • Low stiffness

Durability

  • Non-durable