Hardwood Lumber - Red Oak

Central Hardwoods maintains one of the largrest and most diverse hardwood inventories in the south west. We maintain stock of upper-grade hardwoods, selected according to their grain and color characteristics.

red oak


Red Oak is the major hardwood species produced in the U.S. It is excellent for cabinetry, architectural woodwork, and the manufacturing of furniture. More commonly available in rift-, plain-, and quarter-sawn. A strong, available wood with attractive color and grain.


Light tan sapwood to pinkish, reddish-brown heartwood.


Cabinetry, furniture, interior trim, flooring, and veneer.

We typically offer Red Oak in the following sizes:

Sub-species Grade Cut Features 3/4 4/4 5/4 6/4 7/4 8/4 10/4 12/4 16/4
#1 Common & Better Quarter Sawn
#1 Common & Better Rift Sawn
Select & Better Quarter Sawn
Select & Better Rift Sawn
Appalachian FAS One Face & Better
Appalachian FAS One Face & Better S3S
Appalachian #1 Common & Selects
Appalachian Select & Better
Appalachian Select & Better FSC
Appalachian FAS 100% FSC
Appalachian #1 Common & Better Shop
Appalachian 1 x 12
Southern #1 Common & Selects
Southern FAS One Face & Better
Southern 1 x 12

Red Oak can be prepared for you with the following:

S2S / S4S Glue Up for Tables/Blocks
Straight Line / Gang Ripped Sand / Surfacing
Custom Moulding / Trim Radius Moulding
Flooring Stair Treads

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