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Posted on white oak verses red oak

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#1 posted 07-21-2011 06:13 PM

You’ll recall that in the days when farmers used horses, a lot of their equipment (wagons, plow handles, etc.) were made of wood. They almost always used white oak because it was cheap and it held up in the weather very well.

FWIW – - White oak will fume very nicely and red oak will not.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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