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Wooden Boat Building - White oak vs Red oak with Louis …

Shipwright Louis Sauzedde shows you how to tell the difference between white oak and red oak for proper wooden boat building. Produced by Fish Hawk Films. Wa

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Holly and Teak for Boat Decking

Boat decks need to survive tremendous rain and sun and it needs a wood that can last long. Holly/teak wood is an excellent choice for it can last for 100 years and is very easy to clean. It also produces natural oils that repel termites.

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using "green" white oak for decking - Fine Homebuilding

6/4/2007& 0183;& 32;Hello I have sawmill cut about 1500 bd ft of 5/4 x 6 white oak to be used as exterior decking. A bit has been drying for a year but most of it was cut within the last two weeks. In my experience the shrinking over 6″ width is .25-.5 in. So since I’m antsy about

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White Oak vs Mahogany vs Teak Sailboat Owners Forums

3/4/2010& 0183;& 32;I know they use white oak for boat structures on wooden boats but will it be ok on for deck hardware. I used mahogany on my Mac 25 and it turned out nice but I was curious about the white oak since I have so much of it. Our wood shop teacher pointed out the

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MARINE Seven Trust Wood Dock Sealer - SEAL-ONCE

MARINE Seven Trust wood sealer and dock stain is specifically formulated to provide the highest level of protection for wood structures situated near open water. Wood used on boat docks decks and retaining walls near rivers lakes ponds or the ocean is subjected to near constant moisture.

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White oak for outdoor use other than boatbuilding

5/2/2011& 0183;& 32;I haven't heard too much about using white oak for outdoor uses other than boatbuilding like deck rails or patio furniture. Redwood and cedar are traditional decking materials and I've heard of and seen Seven Trust used for deck rails but not white oak. Is it primarily

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Marine Timber

Most specialist boat timber we source is in Douglas fir larch oak and ash. Douglas fir is a traditional boat building timber as it comes in long lengths and sometimes can be virtually knot free. It is very strong for its weight and is therefore used for both heavy constructional purposes as well as being suitable for masts and spars.

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Using Epoxy with Oak - Epoxyworks

Oak especially white oak is one of the more dimensionally unstable species of wood. It twists and bends as it tries to adjust to changes in its moisture level. For example when its moisture content changes from 7% to 12% a piece of white oak will swell about 50% more than a piece of Honduras mahogany under similar conditions.

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Wood Types and Uses - Sandy Point Boat Works

Red oak must be paint finished if used for exposed areas above decks for hard wearing areas as it turns black when exposed to air and will not take a varnish finish. Weight for both types is about 48 pounds per cubic foot. Pine White There are several varieties

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Wood for Boat Building - Fyne Boat Kits

Wood that is too hard to drive a nail in or too soft to accept a screw without splitting is to be avoided. Several of our boat designs call for freestanding wooden masts – you'll want the cleanest picks from the pile for these critical struts.

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Working With Local Wood Professional Deck Builder

Using white oak would mean I'd have to choose materials carefully as it looks similar to the more common red and chestnut oaks which don't share its rot resistance. Though I wasn't too concerned about rot: I'm convinced that with careful detailing which I planned to do as a matter of course a deck that won't rot can be built from balsa wood.

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White Oak Hardwood S4S Lumber Pro Service - Baird …

White Oak dimensional hardwood lumber is ready for your craftsmanship to be made into cabinets furniture trim or your own special project. If you require a hardwood species not listed or to purchase lengths longer than 12' please call us at 1-800-732-1697 or email..

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White Oak Lumber Deck - Cronkhite Trailers

Oak is the strongest most durable the densest wood in the forest. It is also harder to find takes longer to grow and more expensive to buy. In addition our oak comes from the far northern parts of the US where the wood grain structure is tighter/stronger due to the colder temperatures than the same wood harvested from the southern states.

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Wood for deck

1/9/2011& 0183;& 32;I'm getting close to putting the decks on the Coquina. I'd like to use a very light colored wood for the decks to contrast with the sassafras seats oiled floorboards and dark green hull.I'll be varnishing the decks after two coats of epoxy. Anybody use Eastern White

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Hardwood for boat building Boat Building Articles

8/7/2011& 0183;& 32;oak ash beech larch and birch. Teak Teak is hard and moisture resistant. It resists warping cracking and decay and is the number one boat building wood for outside use. It’s used for boat building hull construction shipbuilding flooring and

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White Oak Lumber - Wholesale Supplier - White Oak Wood

White Oak is an outstanding domestic hardwood that is widely available and therefore quite affordable. It is a rather strong wood that displays a very straight and consistent grain. This feature makes White Oak quite versatile and easy to match when making wider panels and as such it is widely used in building furniture and cabinets.

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Boat building lumber and plywood 3 - Glen-L Boat Plans

OAK WHITE 47 lbs. per cubic foot 3.83 lbs. per board foot White oak is a domestic Eastern wood often used in boat building. The problem with white oak however is distinguishing it from red oak that is not nearly as suitable for boat building since it is weaker

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white oak for home decking??? in General Board

11/3/2014& 0183;& 32;We’re in Northern Virginia. We had to take down a couple of white oaks that were gorgeous. We had the wood sawed and milled on site and will use it for our flooring. Boards are generally 12 feet in long and 5-10 inches wide. But we have way more then we need

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13 Best Woods for Outdoors

10. White Oak White Oak is also known as “whiskey barrel” wood and is used widely in cabinet-making and furniture construction. White Oak is naturally beautiful and is typically light to medium brown with a straight grain and a coarse uneven texture. Often

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Solid Wood for Boatbuilding

What Types Of Wood Are Best? A huge variety of species are acceptable for solid wood parts in stitch-and-glue boats. Let one thing be your guide: the wood must take glue well. Oily woods such as teak or white oak tend to repel

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Is It A Mistake To Use Red Oak In My Boat? Page: 1 - …

11/3/2008& 0183;& 32;White Oak will have smaller pores. Go to a good wood supplier to see genuine white oak and red oak. Hold them in your hand and from then on you will know the difference. Red oak can be used as a marine wood if it is kept above the waterline and is saturated

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Boat Lumber West Wind Hardwood

Boat building and joinery the most demanding of skills requires the most discerning selection of material. We specialize in clear edge grain and unusual dimensions; whether long solid stock for a new mast or planking or a large beautiful hardwood timber to replace a stem West Wind Hardwood has it.

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Decks and their Coverings for Wooden Boats. - Wooden …

Wooden Boat Decks The decks of wooden boats do much more than provide a platform for the crew. They are an integral part of the structure and the type of covering used will affect how the loading is transferred through the beams. The covering also needs to be

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Wood for Boat Building - Sykes Timber

Wood for Boat Building Wood for Musical Instruments Oak Beams Rubberwood Panels Hardwood Worktops Machining Specifi ion Sheets Retail and Small Trade Retail and Small Trade Sales Timber Showroom Timber Specifying Specifi ion and Design

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White Oak Lumber – Hearne Hardwoods

WHITE OAK WOOD North American White Oak is one of the finest North American hardwood lumbers and also one of the most spectacular trees. This is the tree that is the symbol for the State of Maryland and the lumber used for the hull of “Old Ironsides” the frigate Constitution.

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Finishing white oak deck Boat Design Net

10/7/2006& 0183;& 32;I have a 16' Starcraft aluminum boat that has a rotten floor. I am going to replace the floor with white oak. I am not sure what to finish the wood with. I was thinking about Epifanes varnish but a quick email to them indi ed that it would be slippery when wet.

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What is the "Best" Boat Building timber in the world ? …

26/3/2010& 0183;& 32;My own boat is mahogany on oak but in the 60 years since she was launched the mahogany has had to have a lot of TLC and a middling amount of replacement. From what I've seen if I were to build a copy of our boat I'd make it 10 feet longer and 3 feet wider I'd use Iroco.

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