red oak wood


  • Industry standard for a utility hardwood wood floor
  • Used for informal furniture, entertainment centers, stair treads
  • One of the most common hardwoods in North America
  • The signature hardwood of the American suburban development

Characteristics of Red Oak

Origin of Wood Type USA
Botanical Name Quercus rubra
Specific Gravity 0.77
Avg. Weight Per BF 4 lb/ bf
Color Range Tan with a Pink to Red Tint
Rarity / Availability Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width 4″ to 15″
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 16′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Furniture, Flooring, Plywood, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades Common 1 & 2, Select and Better, FAS, Quartersawn, Figured
Other Trade Names American Red Oak, Northern Red Oak
Red Oak Lumber Pricing
Red Oak Hardwood Flooring