The Red Oak wood species, is generally used to make flooring,
corbels, paneling and furniture. With capabilities to also
be used for doors and cabinets. The colors of the Red Oak
wood species range from creamy yellow to red, and the general
grain patterns are usually open. The grain however, will
vary according to how the wood’s cut and can include
pin stripes, flares, butterflies, or leafy lines. The Red
Oak is quite porous with a medium to course texture. Red
oak is very strong, very heavy, wears well, and can be stain
with various colors.
Wood species across the board lend a warm feeling to wherever
they are used. The natural texture of wood invites touching
and pleases the eye. These overall features, combined with
the characteristics of red oak, make red oak species preferred
over many other species of wood.