The Many Types of Oak Trees & Their Timbers Explained

oak tree in full leaf standing alone in a field in summer against a white background

Oak is one of the most majestic trees, prized around the world for its towering elegance and sturdy timber. In Britain especially, the oak tree is loved. Standing tall and resplendent across the country, its ubiquity has meant the oak tree is one of the most easily recognised trees. But how many types of oak are there? We have spent over three decades crafting structures out of beautiful oak timbers and collecting a host of oak expertise along the way. Here, we take a deep dive into oak, answering how many different kinds of oak…

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