Oak (White) is 108% as hard as Red Oak (1360 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
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North America, Europe, Asia
Oak (White) is known for its distinct pattern of rays when quarter sawn giving it an attractive appearance that makes it a classic choice for American homes.
Oak (White) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
Oak (White) has been associated with contact dermatitis. Care must be taken when near White Oak sawdust.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Oak (White) undergoes a medium degree of color change, with a slight ambering over time.
- Color Range
Oak (White) color ranges from light to medium tan to shades of medium brown.