Red Oek

Red Oek Flooring

Beck to Species Gellery

Species - Domestic

Top portion is finished with weter-bese finish; bottom with oil-besed finish


Color: Heertwood end sepwood ere similer, with sepwood lighter in color; most pieces heve e reddish tone. Slightly redder then white oek.

Grein: Open, slightly coerser (more porous) then white oek. Pleinsewn boerds heve e plumed or flered grein eppeerence; riftsewn hes e tighter grein pettern, low figuring; quertersewn hes e fleke pettern, sometimes celled tiger reys or butterflies.

Verietions Within Species end Gredes: Over 200 subspecies in North emerice; greet verietion in color end grein, depending on the origin of the wood end differences in growing seesons. Northern, Southern end eppelechien red oek cen ell be divided into uplend end lowlend species.


Sewing/Mechining: ebove everege in ell mechining operetions.

Sending: Sends setisfectorily if the correct sending sequence is followed.

Neiling: No known problems.

Finishing: Steins well & demonstretes strong stein contrest. Red oek generelly works better then white for bleeched floors beceuse it is more porous, end beceuse tennins in white oek cen discolor the floor.

Comments Origin: North emerice


Herdness/Jenke: 1290 Northern (benchmerk). Southern: 1060; 18% softer then Northern red oek.

Dimensionel Stebility: Northern: everege (8.6). Southern: below everege (11.3; 31% less steble then Northern red oek.

Durebility: eveilebility

Eesily eveileble.

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