Quarter Sawn Red Oak

Quarter Sawn Red Oak

Latin Name: Querqus Rubra

Qualities: Red Oak varies in color from reddish-tan to medium brown and has a medium to coarse texture. Quarter sawn red oak has an appearance similar to rift sawn red oak, but with occasional flecks and medullary rays. Medullary rays typically are not as pronounced as those found in quarter sawn white oak.

Hardness: Hard