Rift White Oak

Alan McIlvain Company is a premier supplier of rift and quartersawn white oak. Unlike typical hardwood suppliers who only offer random width lumber, Alan McIlvain company custom sorts Rift White Oak every inch. This allows our customers to know exactly what their yield will be and how much to order.

Rift white oak
Rift white oak floor and wall

Species: Rift White Oak

Common Names/Species: American white oak

Scientific Name: Quercus alba

Description: Rift sawn White Oak is similar to quarter sawn but cut at a slight angle to the radius of the log creating a tight straight grain and little or no flecking and a very uniform look.

Common uses: Architectural Millwork, Furniture, cabinets, flooring

Sources: Eastern United States

Size/Form: rift-white-oak

lbs/BF (dry): 3.83

Hardness: Hard

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