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Thin European Oak Timber

From £7.96 per m (inc VAT)
OUR LEAD TIME IS CURRENTLY AROUND 1-2 WEEKS
metre/s
Minimum Quantity 10 metres. Priced by the metre - supplied in random lengths (typically between 2m-3m but may vary)
Quick Overview

Thin European Oak manufactured from prime grade French oak and sanded on one face. The timber is supplied in random lengths, which vary depending on stock availability at the time of manufacture.

Please note: The timber is sawn and then sanded on one face only and is not machine planed. If you require fully planed, square edge timber please see our range of Planed All Round Oak. It is normal for the thin wood to display a slight curvature across the width due to the natural movement of the timber.

Our thin European Oak is sourced from France and machined to order in our factory here in Yorkshire. The timber is sawn and then sanded on one face and is suitable for woodworking, furniture making, model making and crafts such as marquetry, intarsia and luthiery.

Properties
A fairly hard, heavy and dense hardwood, with high crushing and bending strength, low stiffness and resistance to shock loads. It is very good for turning and steam-bending. It is suitable for gluing, painting, sanding, staining and varnishing and will take high polish. European oak can be darkened by fuming with ammonia. Due to tannins present in the timber, oak wood will react with ferrous metals when wet. Select non-ferrous (brass or stainless steel) fixings where possible.

Durability
Extremely durable.

Typical Uses
Thin oak timber is often used by hobbyists for decorative veneers and crafting.

Interesting Facts
Grows: this species is known to grow across Europe, Turkey, North Africa, Southeastern Canada and Northeastern USA
Typical height: 60-100 ft (18-30m)
Trunk diameter: 4-6 ft (1.2-1.8m)
Specific gravity: 0.72
Typical dry weight: 45lb/ft3 (720kg/m3)

Additional Information
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom
Manufacturer British Hardwoods
Timber Species European Oak
Timber Grade Prime
Moisture Content Kiln Dried to 9-11% Moisture
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