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Oak (Red)

Red Oak VeneerRed oak is one of the commonly used veneers in the U.S. furniture industry. It's open pored grain creates an interesting texture and a pattern that is highly complemented by most oil based stains. Much of our stock is figured red oak veneer with its awesomely wild curly figure offered in flat cut and quartersawn types below.

Looking for large sheets of this species? We also offer it in AA grade paper-backed veneer, which can be applied with contact cement or any other veneer adhesive.

Common Name:
  Northern Oak, Common Oak
Scientific Name:
  Quercus rubra
Family:
  Fagaceae
Color:
  Brown with hints of red or orange
Origin:
  Northern US and Canada
Hardness:
  Medium hardness (not as hard as White Oak)
Texture:
  Coarse texture with large, open pored grain
Finishing:
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
Did You Know:   A well kept oak tree can grow to over 95 foot tall and live for more than 300 years!


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