obtusiloba, the post oak of the backwoodsman, a smaller tree with rough leaves and notched upper lobes, produces an abundance of acorns and good timber, said to be more durable than that of the white oak.
Mr Robertson catalogues a number of valuable timbers that are obtained there, among them being Tremana, cedar, rose-wood, iron-wood (red and white), box-wood, sandal and white oak.
The barrels employed in the transport of petroleum products are made of well-seasoned white-oak staves bound by six or eight iron hoops.
On the 29th of March the movement began, followed in rapid succession by the combats of White Oak Road and Dinwiddie Court House and Sheridan's great victory of Five Forks.
On June 30 Jackson got into action with Whiting's division at White Oak Swamp, while Longstreet encountered the Federals at Frazier's Farm (or Glendale).
ft., B.M., 392,804 were white oak and 279,740 M.
Except on the summits of the higher mountains New Hampshire was originally an unbroken forest of which the principal trees were the white pine, hemlock, sugar maple, yellow birch, beech, red oak, and white oak in the S., red spruce, balsam, and white birch on the upper mountain slopes, and red spruce, white pine, sugar maple, white spruce and white cedar in the other parts of the N.
White cedar is almost wholly confined to the swamps of the north, and white oak is found chiefly on the more fertile lands of the south.
The yellow pine, the white oak and the cypress are the most valuable growths.
The heavy timber in the south-eastern counties (cypress, &c.), and even scattered stands of such valuable woods as walnut, white oak and red-gum, have already been considerably exploited.
In the northeast the ridges are more numerous and higher than in the southwest, where White Oak Ridge and Taylor's Mountain are among the highest, although Missionary and Chickamauga Ridges are better known, because of their association with battles of the Civil War.
The cruiser-style stern and bow cockpits have inlaid teak decks, and the interior is faced throughout with American white oak.
The white oak is the most common, but there are thirteen other varieties of oak, six of hickory, five of ash, five of poplar, five of pine, three of elm, three of birch, two of locust and two of cherry.
The forests, which once afforded excellent timber, including white oak for shipbuilding, have been greatly reduced by constant cutting; in 1900 it was estimated that 700 sq.
He has a great bundle of white oak bark under his arm for a sick man, gathered this Sunday morning.
There are several different varieties of oak including golden oak, tiger oak, black oak and white oak.
Of the various oak varieties, white oak usually wins hands down for those who love the Mission style of furniture design.
Oak is an important factor in Silver Oak production as well, so much so that the winery owns its own white oak forest in Missouri to make its barrels.
However, he continued to dance in other forms, including his own company with modern dancer Mark Morris called "The White Oak Project."
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