Red Oak

Species: Red Oak

Common Names/Species: Northern Red Oak, Appalachian Red Oak, Southern Red Oak

Scientific Name: Quercus rubrum

Description: Straight grain with a coarse texture. Generally works and finished well but timbers from the Northern growing region will be more consistent in color and have a finer texture. Large open pores produce distinctive grain.

Common uses: Architectural Millwork, Furniture, cabinets, floors, accessories

Sources: Eastern United States

Size/Form: red-oak

lbs/BF (dry): 3.49

Hardness: Hard

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