Place of Origin Germany
Type of species European Hardwood
Species White Oak
Brand Name European Oak JAP
Type Solid Wood Boards
Timber Type Sawn timber Kiln Dry (KD)
Size Random width and length
Thickness 26, 27, 28 and more (mm)
Grade :AB, ABC
Color Darker with a naturally rich golden honey hue
Usage: Cabinetry, furniture, interior trim, flooring, boatbuilding, barrels, and veneer.

Product Description
EUROPEAN OAK – Quercus robur

EUROPEAN OAK – Quercus robur

Since previous times, European Oak has been playing a big role in human’s life in Europe. It provides firewood, acorns for livestock, timber for construction, and back for tanning. Traditionally oaks have been used in timber-framed building, such as for gates, fencing, and the special one used in wooden sailing vessels manufactures.  Moreover, European Oak is one of the most important hardwoods and is mainly used for furniture, joinery, floor-boards, paneling, veneer, and joinery.

The wood is liquid resistant, as a matter of fact European Oak uses for wines barrels. Once we put wine in European oak barrels, it will give different flavor imparted by the wood is often much desired.

European oak is also known as European oak, English oak, French oak, Slovanian oak, and Polish oak. European oak is native to Europe. European oak usually uses for longer length planks. In addition, it has been rated as having very good resistance to decay. European oak is tough and hard with more apparent mineral stain in the grain compared to the French and German oaks.

There are two parts of European oak, namely the hardwood and the sapwood. The first part – the hardwood has color a light to medium brown, generally with an olive cast. The hardwood is durable and seriously resistant to preservative treatment. On the other hand, the sapwood is permeable. Nearly white to light brown sapwood is not always sharply demarcated from the heartwood. European oak has a very good steam bending classification, but is liable to blue stain if in contact with iron compounds.

European oak always produces good finishing either with machine tools or hand. It also can react with iron (especially when it is wet) and cause staining and discoloration. For steam bending, gluing, stains, and finishes  also well.