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Oak Species Details   (Back)

Detailed information pertaining to Oak is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): Oak.
Grown in: North America w/related species throughout Europe & Asia.
Oak is the American classic, used widely in “Mission” style furniture where the distinctive rays found in the quarter sawn grain are sought.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: Oak has a medium high degree of color variability and ranges from light tan colors to medium tan colors with a grayish cast to medium brown colors.
Color Change: Oak undergoes a medium degree of color change, with a slight ambering over time.
Where to Use
Oak may be used both residentially and commercially. It is sought after for the “fleck” found in the quarter sawn selection, which yields a distinguished classic look to any formal setting.
Special Characteristics and Issues
Allergic Reactions: Oak is known to cause contact dermatitis so care should be taken when coming in contact with Oak saw dust.
Product availability
Available in the following collections: Blue Ridge Mountain, Bucks County.
See a list of all Oak products.