Oak is a wood in the genus quercus of the beech family. The center of the tree to be shown yellowish-brown to reddish-brown.The characteristics of oak are heavy and hard, straight and beautiful grain, coarse structure, light and elegant color, high mechanical strength, wear-resistant, obvious growth wheel and to be shown slightly wavy,texture heavy and hard.
Moderate toughness, according to the demand to be processed into a variety of bending.
The center of the oak wood to be shown yellowish-brown to reddish-brown,obvious growth wheel and to be shown slightly wavy.
Due to the large moisture content of oak, it is difficult to remove the moisture, so the craft of making furniture is more meticulous.
The density of oak is large. Its texture is solid. And the moisture is not easy to dry, so oak furniture is more likely to crack during use than rubber wood furniture.
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Common Name(s): White Oak
Scientific Name: Quercus alba
Distribution: Eastern United States
Tree Size: 65-85 ft (20-25 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 47 lbs/ft3 (755 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .60, .75
Janka Hardness: 1,350 lbf (5,990 N)
Modulus of Rupture: 14,830 lbf/in2 (102.3 MPa)
Elastic Modulus: 1,762,000 lbf/in2 (12.15 GPa)
Crushing Strength: 7,370 lbf/in2 (50.8 MPa)
Shrinkage:Radial: 5.6%, Tangential: 10.5%, Volumetric: 16.3%, T/R Ratio: 1.9
Dining Table, Kitchen Countertop, Furniture panel
Full Stave: 800-4200x80-1500x18-50mm
Finger joint: 300-5000x100-1500x18-60mm