White Oak: This species features neutral colored heartwood that varies from light beige to light brown. The sapwood can be paler or greyer. The grain pattern in White Oak will be quite apparent due to the difference between the appearance of the open and closed grain. Classic oak patterning including cathedral peaks will be predominant in the Excel grade while vertical linear grain will rule the R&Q Prestige and R&Q Advantage grades. Classic grain will be predominant in Live Sawn Character grade, and vertical grain will also be accepted.
Janka Hardness Scale rating: 1,360