Oak is regarded as one of the most beautiful woods to work with because of its grain pattern and character. Oak is used in many woodworking applications, including steam bending. Air-dry bending and crushing strengths are high. Hardness is rated as medium, and weight is high.
Avg Dry Wgt : 44 lbs/ft3 (700 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 1220lbf (5427 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.63
Texture : Coarse, open, consistent
Grain Pattern : Straight
Health Risk : Asthma, sneezing, irritation to eyes and nose
Color : Pinkish to reddish-brown
Wood Type : Temperate Hardwood