48 U.S. Ground Service
Roasted Red Oak Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose Roasted Red Oak?The pride of the American heartland, red oak evokes a sense of rugged Americana for woodworkers - bold grain, good workability, and timeless appeal.
What Size Is This?
|Thickness||1/2" (≈ 1/2" approx)|
|Grade||Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.|
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Roasted Red Oak is a domestic wood from North America
The pride of the American heartland, red oak evokes a sense of rugged Americana for woodworkers - bold grain, good workability, and timeless appeal.
Light tan with a reddish tinge.
The most common hardwood in North America. The tree matures at about 70 feet in height and a trunk of 36".
Northern red oak, Red oak, Gray oak, American red oak, Canadian red oak
Furniture, cabinets, floors, accessories, shop jigs, utility projects, interior millwork, molding, mantles, chairs, trim
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