American White Oak ia hardwood native to North America. American White Oak is a mixture of species. It is originally pale-yellowish brown to mid-brown and sometimes pinkish tint. However, it can be given for various look depending on design requirements.
American White Oak timber can be worked fairly and readily taking a smooth fninish. It can be polished and takes nails and screw well. American White Oak corrodes with metals particularly iron, steel and lead. discolourations and tannin acid in the wood are liable to develop when it is in contact with iron or iron compounds under damp conditions. It has all-round strength and resistance to decay.