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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.
Description
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.
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