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 not a bad choice for a beginner woodworker who needs a nice wood that's tough enough for furniture, 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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Red Oak 4/4 Lumber
$5.49 /Board Feet
Red Oak 6/4 Lumber
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Red Oak 6/4 Lumber
$6.49 /Board Feet
Red Oak 8/4 Lumber
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Red Oak 8/4 Lumber
$6.99 /Board Feet
Red Oak 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
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Red Oak 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$99.00 /Pack
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Red Oak 1/2" Thin Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
Red Oak 1/2" Thin Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$89.00 /Pack
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Red Oak 8/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, 5"+ Widths
Red Oak 8/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$109.00 /Pack
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Roasted Red Oak Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Roasted Red Oak Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Lumber
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Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Lumber
$6.99 /Board Feet
Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
Roasted Red Oak 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$109.00 /Pack
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Red Oak Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32" On Sale
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Red Oak 1/2" Thin Lumber
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Red Oak 1/2" Thin Lumber
$4.49 /Square Feet