Oak Burlap is of the White Oak lineage, similar to that of Red Oak, in this case hand scraped by artisans who specialize in hand scaping each individual oak plank. The growth rings are also highly visible. White Oak like this Oak Burlap will undergo moderate color changes overtime, taking on a slightly amber tone. It is essentially a straight-grained wood with a medium to coarse texture and longer rays than Red Oak. The sapwood of White Oak is almost white, while the heartwood is grayish brown.