What is an Oak Wood

Oak wood comes from the many species of oak trees. Oak wood is beloved in cabinetry and furniture making for its strength, consistency, and stunning grain patterns.

With 600+ species of oak , mostly red and white oak tree species are best for woodworking. The natural color of an oak cabinet or piece of furniture will be largely based on the species of oak tree used. White oak is known to range from brown to grey. Red oak ranges from a reddish pink to a more natural brown color. Oak is also known for its open pores which make staining much easier and can bring the natural color variations present in oak wood to life. Oak wood is also used as a veneer to allow consumers to enjoy the beauty of oak wood on a budget.