Glacial Oak Perth WA

Natural colour

Pale Pink to Light Brown

Common uses

Furniture, Joinery, Staircases, Cabinet Making, Flooring, Linings

Alternatives (similar colour)

Victorian Ash, American White Oak


It is mostly straight grained with a medium to coarse texture. End grain structure is more porous than White Oak. Most crown cut but some quarter sawn and rift sawn boards.


Glacial Oak is a hard and heavy wood with moderate bending strength and stiffness. It has a high crushing strength and steam bends well. 

Glacial Oak works relatively easily, machines well and takes nails and screws, although pre-boring is recommended. As a result of Glacial Oak’s high shrinkage, it can be susceptible to movement under uneven moisture conditions. The timber can be stained and polished to an extremely attractive finish, which is one of the reasons it is becoming increasingly popular around the world.

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Glacial Oak

Key features

  • Very attractive timber for furniture making
  • Accepts stains and polishes well
  • Internal use only
  • Relatively hard and moderately heavy
  • Attractive grain
  • Reasonably consistent in colour
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Delivery capability

We can save you time and money by delivering directly to your worksite.

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Supply availability

With our fully equipped warehouse, we always have the stock available so you can get on with your job.

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252 Gnangara Rd, Landsdale, WA 6065

Phone: (08) 6558 1266


Opening Hours

  • Mon – Fri: 7.30am to 4.00pm
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed

We are located in Landsdale, we can deliver anywhere in Western Australia including the South West, Northern WA, Perth, Welshpool, Mandurah, Rockingham, Yanchep and even further.

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