White Oak Wood Countertops and Table Tops

White Oak

General Description:

White Oak is known for its strength and general durability. It is impermeable to moisture, and has been extensively used for ship timber and barrels.

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Janka Hardness



White 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:

White Oak undergoes a medium degree of color change, with a slight ambering over time.


Mostly straight-grained with a medium to coarse texture. The grain is distinguished by rays, which reflect light and add to its attractiveness. Many grain patterns are obtained from different sawing or slicing angles.


Heavy, very strong and very hard. White oak provides great wear-resistance.


Oaks can be stained beautifully with a wide range of finish tones.