Red Oak // Quercus rubra

Red Oak lumber wood, Quercus rubra lumber for woodworking
"A classic distinctive grain pattern in a strong and durable wood. Red oak is a not a bad choice for the beginner woodworker who needs a nice wood that's tough enough for furinture, yet not too heavy or hard to work with basic tools."
 
color of Red Oak
Color Range
Light tan with a reddish tinge.
other names for Red Oak
Other Names
Northern red oak, Red oak, Gray oak, American red oak, Canadian red oak
uses for Red Oak
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, floors, accessories, shop jigs, utility projects, interior millwork, molding, mantles, chairs, trim
the Red Oak tree
What's the Tree Like?
The most common hardwood in North America. The tree matures at about 70 feet in height and a trunk of 36".
Red Oak grows in North America
map of where Red Oak grows
Weight

3.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
Hardness

1290

Janka Rating
Density

0.64

Specific Gravity

General Workability
Average 5/10

Wood Texture
Coarse 7/10

Ease of Finishing
Average 5/10


Red Oak Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Red Oak Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
$8.00 ea.
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Red Oak 4/4 Lumber
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4.679
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Red Oak 4/4 Lumber
$4.99 /Board Feet
Red Oak 6/4 Lumber
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5
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Red Oak 6/4 Lumber
$5.99 /Board Feet
Red Oak 8/4 Lumber
19
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4.895
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Red Oak 8/4 Lumber
$6.99 /Board Feet
Red Oak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
10
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4.8
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Red Oak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
$89.00 /Pack
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Red Oak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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4.754
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Red Oak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
$152.00 /Pack
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Red Oak Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
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3.5
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Red Oak Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
$22.00 ea.
Red Oak Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'
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5
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Red Oak Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'
$13.00 ea.
Roasted Red Oak Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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5
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Roasted Red Oak Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
$8.00 ea.
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Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Lumber
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4.25
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Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Lumber
$6.99 /Board Feet
Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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5
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Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
$110.00 /Pack
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Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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4.833
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Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
$195.00 /Pack
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Red Oak Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32" On Sale
Red Oak Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
40% Off
$15.99 $9.59 /Pack
Red Oak (Flat Cut) Peel-n-Stick (PSA) Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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Red Oak (Flat Cut) Peel-n-Stick (PSA) Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
$72.99 ea.
Red Oak (Flat Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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4.25
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Red Oak (Flat Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
$24.99 ea.
Red Oak (Flat Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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4
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Red Oak (Flat Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
$48.99 ea.
Red Oak Wood Edge Tape Iron-On  13/16" x 25' Roll
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5
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Red Oak Wood Edge Tape Iron-On 13/16" x 25' Roll
$9.99 /Roll
Red Oak Wood Edge Tape Iron-On  2" x 25' Roll
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5
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Red Oak Wood Edge Tape Iron-On 2" x 25' Roll
$22.99 /Roll
Red Oak Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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4.538
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Red Oak Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
$10.00 ea.
Red Oak Dowel Rod 1''
Red Oak Dowel Rod 1''
$8.99 ea.
Red Oak Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
Red Oak Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
$12.99 ea.
Red Oak Dowel Rod 1/2''
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5
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Red Oak Dowel Rod 1/2''
$3.69 ea.
Red Oak Dowel Rod 1/4''
Red Oak Dowel Rod 1/4''
$2.49 ea.
Red Oak Dowel Rod 3/4''
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4.5
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Red Oak Dowel Rod 3/4''
$5.99 ea.
Red Oak Dowel Rod 3/8''
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5
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Red Oak Dowel Rod 3/8''
$2.99 ea.
Red Oak Dowel Rod 5/8''
Red Oak Dowel Rod 5/8''
$4.69 ea.
Red Oak 1/2" Thin Lumber
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4.643
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Red Oak 1/2" Thin Lumber
$4.49 /Square Feet
Red Oak 1/2" Thin Craft Wood - 10 Square Feet Pack
4
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4.75
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Red Oak 1/2" Thin Craft Wood - 10 Square Feet Pack
$89.00 /Pack
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Oak Red Plywood 1/8 G1S on MDF Core - 2'x4'
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4
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Oak Red Plywood 1/8 G1S on MDF Core - 2'x4'
$11.99 ea.
Oak Red Plywood 1/4 on MDF Core - 2'x4'
Oak Red Plywood 1/4 on MDF Core - 2'x4'
$17.99 ea.
Oak Red Plywood 1/2 G2S on Veneer Core - 2'x4'
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5
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Oak Red Plywood 1/2 G2S on Veneer Core - 2'x4'
$22.99 ea.