Red Oak is one of the largest group in the Quercus family with broad distribution across North America, particularly the Eastern United States. Red Oak has significant commercial value. Trees can grow up to 150 feet tall and four feet wide in diameter. Red Oak differs in its porosity from its cousin, White Oak. Red Oak pores are open whereas White Oak pores are plugged with tyloses which make the species suitable for water-tight vessels.
It is a very dense hardwood with a medium, open-pored texture. Grain is straight and can be coarser than White Oak when surfaced. Its has a prominent grain stripe. Sapwood is salmon pink; heartwood is light reddish brown. Red Oak can contain mineral streaks and spots which is limited in FAS. Medullary rays are dark red in quartersawn Red Oak. With excellent workability properties, it machines, sands, turns, carves and bends well.
Stable and durable, Red Oak is used in a variety of applications including handrails, casing, furniture, flooring, cabinetry and panelling.
4/4 FAS Red Oak (RWL, 7", 9", 10"+)4/4 S&Btr Quartersawn Red Oak 4/4 S&Btr Rift Red Oak5/4 FAS Red Oak (RWL 8"+, 10"+)5/4 S&Btr Quartersawn Red Oak 6/4 FAS Red Oak (RWL 8"+)8/4 FAS Red Oak (RWL, 8-10", 10"+)8/4 S&Btr RWL Quartersawn Red Oak8/4 S&Btr RWL Rift Red Oak8/4 S&Btr Rift/Qtrd 8-10" Red Oak10/4 FAS RWL Red Oak12/4 FAS RWL Red Oak
4/4, 5/4 and 8/4 FAS RWL Red Oak available in Hardwood Outlet.
TBM Hardwoods has been a COC supplier of FSC Certified Hardwoods since 2007. Our network of certified mills gives us access to a wide range of species and specifications, including FSC Certified Red Oak, which we inventory and can purchase specifically for your needs. Our facility can provide rough as well as milled hardwood products that are also FSC Certified.
Please call to discuss all your FSC Certified Hardwood needs--800-233-5137.
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