Oak - White (French)
Distribution: Widespread across Europe.
Hard, durable timber very suitable for steambending. Acidic, so galvanised or non ferrous fittings should be used.
Description and uses:
Softer to machine than American oak, this is a superb timber for flooring, cladding, furniture etc. Mainly imported into SA in a rustic grade, which lends itself to countertops and large refectory tables. Timber of choice for wine cellars and tasting rooms.