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What is the weight of dried Oak wood i.e. lb per cubic foot or lb per square foot of .75 inch board?

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July 03, 2007 5:01PM

The weight of dry, seasoned Oak depends on it's type (English

Oak, Red Oak Cork Oak etc), but will be in the range of 590 to 930

kg/cubic metre. This is an enormous variation, but there are lots

of varieties. To convert kg/m³ to lbs/cu ft divide by 16.01846. If

you know the specific type of Oak you are working with, the answer

can be more precise.

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