Rift Red Oak

Species: Rift Red Oak

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

Scientific Name: Quercus rubrum

Description: Rift sawn Red Oak is similar to quarter sawn but cut at a slight angle to the radiaus of the log creating a tight straight grain and little or no flecking and a very uniform look.

Common uses: Architectural Millwork, Furniture, cabinets, flooring

Sources: Eastern United States

Size/Form: rift-red-oak

lbs/BF (dry): 3.49

Hardness: Hard

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