We stock Oak sourced from the British Isles. This is from the species Quercus robur, often called English, European or Pedunculate Oak. We also stock this species from general European sources, see our European Oak page. This species also produces oak with peculiar variations such as Pips, we stock packs which are to this specification which is becoming increasingly popular in furniture – see our Pippy Oak page. A similar species you may also wish to consider is American White Oak.
English Oak Properties
|Botanical name:||Quercus robur|
|Working properties:||Good for treating, medium to strong blunting of blades. Can react with iron.|
|Texture:||Medium to coarse.|
|Thicknesses available:||1″, 1 ¼”, 1 ½”, 2″, 2 ½”, 3″, 4″.|
|Width Range:||4″ and wider sold from pack. Other specifications available to be sorted to order.|
|Preservative permeability:||Very resistant.|
|Dimension change in varying conditions:||Medium.|
British Oak Weight Calculator
Based on a weight of 720kg per cubic meter. Note this is an imprecise calculation as wood weight varies.
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