FPD sources white oak lumber from the Southern, Appalachian, and Northern regions of the USA. Typical thicknesses include 25mm and 50mm, however, other thicknesses may be available upon request. We sell white oak in NHLA approved grades including FAS, FAS/1F, 1 common, 2 common, and 3 common. All of the white oak we offer is kiln dried and rough surfaced.
White Oak Grades
FAS Minimum Size Board: 15.24cm x 2.44m Minimum Size Cutting: 10.16cm x 1.53m or 7.62cm x 2.13m Basic Yield: 83.33%
FAS/1F Better face to Grade FAS Poor Face to Grade 1 common
1 common Minimum Size Board: 7.62cm x 1.22m Minimum Size Cutting: 10.16cm x .61m or7.62cm x .91m Basic Yield: 66.67%
2 common Minimum Size Board: 7.62cm x 1.22m Minimum Size Cutting: 7.62cm x .61m Basic Yield: 50%
3 common Minimum Size Board: 7.62cm x 1.22m Minimum Size Cutting: 7.62cm x .61m Basic Yield: 33.33%
White Oak Uses
White Oak is a very strong and rot resistant species found throughout the USA. White oak is used in many applications including cabinetry, interior trim, flooring, barrels and staves, veneer, furniture, boats, architectural millwork, moldings, and doors. Our white oaks lumber is sourced from the Appalachian and Northern regions of the US. This species has straight grain with a light to medium brown heartwood and white to light brown sapwood. White oak has a high degree of workability especially with machine tools and maintains a high degree of durability.
Workability Properties Machining: Excellent Nailing: Very Good Screwing: Very Good Gluing: Fair Finishing: Excellent
*Possible ratings include: Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor