Live Oak lumber ranges in color from light to a medium brown. This hard-to-find species is extremely hard, heavy and dense, even for a white oak, and exhibits excellent resistance to decay. Live oak is easily glued and works well with most stains and finishes.
Common Name(s): Live Oak
Scientific Name: Quercus virginiana
Distribution: Southeastern United States, coastal areas
Common Uses: cabinets, flooring, furniture, shipbuilding