Oak Red

Oak Red

Trade Name

Red Oak

Similar Woods

Scarlet Oak, Southern Red Oak, Pin Oak, Cherrybark Oak

Origin

North America

Range

Eastern and northern areas of the USA, Southern Canada and native in Central and Southern Europe for more than 200 years. Most frequent species of Oak in North America.

Uses

Veneer Only very good logs are used for slicing, others are peeled. Red Oak is also used for facing in the furniture and door industries and as construction wood Unlike in White Oak, Red Oak wood is not suitable for staves due to its open pores.

Colour

Light Brown