Flakey White Oak quarter cut wood veneer varies from light brown with a greyish tinge in the heartwood to shades of ochre in the sapwood. The grain is straight with an attractive flake figure.
Common Uses for Flakey White Oak Wood Veneer: Both architectural and acoustic panels, cabinetry, doors and millwork, as well as furniture.
Other Names: Eastern White Oak, American White Oak.
The Tree: Native to North America, typically reaching heights between 70-80 feet, with trunk diameters between 2-3 feet.
A Little History: Used for liquor barrels and other containers because of its impermeability. (Source: A Guide to Useful Woods of the World, 2nd Edition)
Region: North America