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Inventory - Species:
Red Oak
quercus rubra
Available in:
4/4 or thinner 5/4 6/4 8/4 10/4 12/4 16/4 or thicker
(1" or less) (1 ¼") (1 ½") (2") (2 ½") (3") (4"+)
(select desired thickness)

Our Red Oak Inventory

We have over 200 Red Oak slabs in stock online in sizes that usually range:

  • Up to 61" wide
  • Up to 18' long
  • Up to 3" thick

Origin: Red Oak can be found in Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada.

Color: The heartwood is a light to medium brown with a red hue. The sapwood is a cream to light brown; it is usually very narrow and not clearly defined from the heartwood.

Janka Hardness: 1220 (medium-hard)

Decay and Weather Resistance: Red Oak does not have the same level of decay and rot resistance as White Oak. It will stain when in contact with water and it is rated low for insect resistance.

Workability: Red Oak is very porous and heavy. It has moderately high shrinkage while drying and seasoning must be done carefully to avoid checking and warping. It is a good option to use when steam-bending. It glues, stains, and finishes well.

Uses: The hardness and wearing qualities of Red Oak have made it popular for flooring. It is also popular in making furniture, veneer, millwork, cabinetry, and interior trim.

Oak, Red

We are one of the biggest and oldest suppliers of large natural live edge wood slabs in the country.

We have over 10,000 kiln dried live edge slabs in stock with nearly 50 species to choose from. In our inventory we have slabs up to 75" wide, up to 20' long, and up to 8" thick.


If you can't find what you need online, please contact one of our knowledgeable sales representatives for assistance in your search.


Phone: 413.229.7919

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