Wednesday, 14 October 2015 09:44

        White Oak has average weight of 769kg / m3, hardness of 6049N with pale sapwood and the color of heartwood ranges from light brown to dark brown. The heart of White Oak has ability to resist the attack of insects due to containing high content of tannins (substances used for tanning). Most White Oak has straight wood grain, the wood surface is from average to rough with wood beams being longer than Red Oak.

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         White Oak has structure of “bottle-shape”, therefore, the wood cell tightly link together with no water infiltration. With preeminent characteristic, Oak is often used to make wine bins and outdoor furniture. Besides, White Oak resists rot and decay very well, therefore, Oak is also used for wine bins, boats, crating and outdoor furniture.