What's the wood like?
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.
How's the color?
Light brown with a reddish tinge.
Does it go by other names?
Northern red oak, Red oak, Gray oak, American red oak, Canadian red oak
What could I use it for?
Furniture, cabinets, floors, accessories, shop jigs, utility projects, interior millwork, molding, mantles, chairs, trim
What is the tree like?
The most common hardwood in North America. The tree matures at about 70 feet in height and a trunk of 36''.
The tree grows in
Eastern United States and Canada.
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