WHITE OAK – Quercus alba

white oakWhite Oak is very strong and heavy. The heartwood is light to dark brown while the sapwood is white. Northern White Oak is very uniform in color, has a fine texture, and contains minimal sapwood.

White Oak is found, timber bridges, barrels, kegs and casks, flooring, caskets, doors, and paneling.

At Devereaux Sawmill:

  • White oak is cut to 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, and 8/4 thicknesses.
  • White Oak is sold in 3Com & better grades as well as a Rustic grade.
  • White Oak can be width sorted.
  • Color sorts to limit sapwood content are graded.
  • Rustic sort is pulled from 2/3ACom which allows only sound cuttings.
  • Rift/Quartered – 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4 – is cut at our mill as well as plain sawn.