Red Grandis 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber

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Red Grandis 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
sustainable source lumber

$193.00 /Pack

1-2 $193.00
3+ $173.70 /Pack (10% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details
Flat Rate U.S. Shipping
$0.00 West of Mississippi River
$20.00 East of Mississippi River
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Board Foot Cheat Sheet
Learn How To Estimate Lumber Needs
hardwood lumber sizes
Red Grandis lumber pack comes with an assortment of widths and lengths.
Here's what you can expect:
13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S.
Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) to 13/16" actual thickness. May still require you to flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project.

Learn more in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"

4" to 10" Widths

This is the range of widths that are usually available in this pack.

  • Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range
  • Special hand-selection is avaialble at an additional fee, please contact to inquire
  • Edges are rough sawn
  • Straight edge ripping service is available for a small fee

48" to 84" Lengths

Lengths will vary within this range.

A 20 board foot Project Pack is a great way to buy some lumber because they're simple and we stand behind them with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. A Project Pack includes a total of 20 board feet of our hand-picked lumber, and you'll get a fantastic assortment of widths (typically between 4'' and 10''), and lengths (between 4' and 8'). Purchase a Project Pack when you need enough wood to make a medium sized project like a coffee table or cabinet. As usual, all the lumber is surfaced on two sides (S2S), and kiln dried.

About Red Grandis (Eucalyptus grandis)

Weight

2.62

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-26.82% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

720

Janka Rating
-44.19% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.55

Specific Gravity
-14.06% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

map of where Red Grandis tree grows
Red Grandis is an exotic wood from Latin America

While the color is much more pale than genuine mahogany, red grandis is very similar in weight, density, grain structure, and the way it responds to most machining operations. The wood's color does deepen with age turning to a darker red much like mahogany.

color of Red Grandis
Color Range
Pale pinkish tan to a mild creamy yellow
the Red Grandis tree
What's The Tree Like?
This FSC- certified plantation grown tree is a massive one, reaching 160 to 200 feet tall and 4 to 7 feet in diiameter. Native to coastal Australia, plantations in South America provide the lumber that's imported into the U.S. .
other names for Red Grandis
Other Names
Eucaluptus grandis, flooded gum, rose gum
uses for Red Grandis
Some Typical Uses
High end furniture, cabinetry, and outdoor projects

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another
  1. Decide how much board footage you need
  2. Factor in enough to work with! You'll want to arrange grain patterns, sort color, fix mistakes, run test cuts, make finish samples, etc.
  3. Lumber comes in random widths and lengths. If you need special size considerations, please let us know by using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form or by confirming your needs by phone or email.
  4. Expect your final amount of footage to change slightly. Buying by the board foot is an exercise in estimation, therefore we don't know the precise amount of footage you'll receive (and be billed for) until we physically select the wood for your order.
  5. We want to get your order right! So we may need to contact you for clarification. Please use a good phone and email during checkout.

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our article if you want the full explanation.

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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4 Total Reviews
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September 12, 2018
5 out of 5
Red Grandis 4/4 20 bd. Ft Pack
Review by  Tony from Bastrop, TX
Good quality as usual. Shipping was uneventful and quick. Very pretty color and good for outdoor furniture. Mimics Mahogany in tooling and finishing. This lot is to repair my Adirondack chairs but I just ordered the mahogany pack for my next project. This company is reliable and picks quality boards to ship. I have ordered 6 times and always satisfied.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 6, 2017
5 out of 5
First Grandis order
Review by  TDWORKBENCH from PA
I never saw Red Grandis before so when I ordered it did not know what to expect. My package came in and was in good shape so here we go I started to open the package and there it was Red Grandis, WOW !! What beautiful lumber and the length of each piece is great too. Now I have to figure what craft project to make with this beautiful wood.
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Recommended
August 15, 2016
5 out of 5
Swing
Review by  Mike from Ashville, Alabama
I am very pleased with my Red Grandis purchase. Having never used this wood before, it appearance and use was just as described. As making a 6-foot outdoor swing entirely of 4/4 wood, laminating pieces to form 6/6 framing for the swing. the project required app. 35 board feet. Swing just about ready to finish. Will share photo when complete. Plan to use three coats of a 50/50 blend of spar varnish and teak oil; perhaps a final coat of full strength spar varnish.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
August 9, 2016
5 out of 5
Red Grandis
Review by  Ken from Ellensburg, WA
Excellent product. After inspecting the product, I would say the boards are virtually defect free. Looking forward to a new project.
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