About Red Oak
Red Oak is a timeless, American classic used for furniture, flooring, cabinetry, joinery, and architectural millwork. It is hard, strong, and moderately priced, so many woodworkers greatly value this species. Red Oak has large, open pores and a distinctive grain.
- Common Names: Red Oak, Northern Red Oak, Gray Oak, American Red Oak, Quercus rubra
- Origin: Midwest and eastern United States
- Color: Light to medium brown, commonly with a reddish tinge
- Janka Hardness: 1290 lbs/ft
- Avg. Weight: 5.3 lbs/bdft
- General Workability: Red Oak is moderately hard. It cuts, glues, stains, and finishes well. The coarse grain can cause trouble when laser cutting, and delicate pieces are prone to breaking.
Project Ready? These thin wood sheets are perfect for scroll sawing, laser cutting and engraving, thick veneers, and much more.
Our Project Ready Red Oak boards are kiln dried and surfaced and sanded to 150 grit on two sides.
Sizes are exact. |
This is all solid Red Oak hardwood, not plywood, and is not glued. |
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These Red Oak boards are solid hardwood, sanded to 150 grit on two sides. Sizes are exact.