Red Oak

Red Oak

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Common names: Red Oak

Scientific name(s): Quercus rubra

We are proud to offer Red Oak Live-edge slabs as a cost effective alternative to White Oak slabs. Although the physical properties of Red Oak are not on par with White Oak, aesthetically speaking they are very similar. Lastra has a solution to meet any requirement.

Commercial Restriction: No

Wood Description:

Color Light to medium brown
Sapwood CNot clearly demarcated
Texture Coarse
Grain Straight .

Physical Properties:

Avg. Dried Weight 44 lbs/ft3 or 700kg/m3
Specific Gravity 0.56 to 0.70
Janka Hardness 1,220 lbf or 5,43 0N
Modulus of Rupture 14,380lbf/in2 or 99.2 Mpa
Elastic Modulus 1,761,000 lbf/in2 or 12.14 Gpa
Crushing Strength 6,780lbf/in 2 or 46.8 Mpa

Natural Durability and Treatability:

Funghi Non Durable
Dry wood borers Non Durable
Treatability Permeable
Use Class, by natural durability Non Durable
Termites Non Durable