White Oak machines well, nailing and screwing are good although pre-boring is recommended, and it can be stained to a good finish. It can be stained with a wide range of finish tones.
It used mainly for furniture, flooring, architectural millwork and mouldings, doors, kitchen cabinets, paneling and caskets.
White Oak, like Red Oak grows broadly across the eastern half of the United States. Although in smaller quantities than Red Oak, White Oak is a ring porous species with a characteristic strong grain and rays that are more pronounced and longer than those in Red Oaks. The heartwood is light to medium tan; the sapwood is creamy-white.