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White Oak Wood Veneer

White Oak VeneerPurdue University describes white oak as "truly the all American wood" because of its strength and durability. The Arts and Crafts movement and Mission Style furniture period have paved the way for some of the most iconic uses of white oak lumber and veneer. Our selection of this veneer includes some of the finest curly and figured oak available.

Looking for large sheets of this species? We also offer it in AA grade paper-backed veneer, which can be applied with contact cement or any other veneer adhesive.

Common Name:
  White Oak, Stave Oak, Ridge White Oak, Forked-Leaf Oak
Scientific Name:
  Quercus alba
Family:
  Fagaceae
Color:
  Tan to cream
Origin:
  Eastern United States from Maine to Florida including Alabama and Georgia. Also found in Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, and Texas.
Hardness:
  Very hard (somewhat harder than red oak)
Texture:
  Coarse texture with large, open pored grain
Finishing:
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
Did You Know:   "White Oak" is a term used to describe to a category of lumber and veneer that may contain as many as eight different eastern species of trees. Another interesting fact... The time honored phrase "solid as the oak is our own USA" is thought to refer to this species. Source: Purdue University, Department of Forestry
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