Oak - American Red

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Grade Overview:- FAS, FAS/FAS IF, No.1 Common, No.2 Common.

Properties
BOTANICAL NAMEQuercus spp
DENSITY 790 kg/m3
DISTRIBUTION Eastern Canada and USA. In Canada it is more abundant than white oak, and covers a wider range. Approx. 35% of all temperate hardwoods harvested in USA will be Red Oak
DRYING Dries slowly with a tendancy to warp and split, particularly on end grain.
DURABILITY Rated non-resistant to heartwood decay, moderately easy to treat with preservatives
ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS FSC & FSC CW available
MOISTURE CONTENT 8 - 10% (+/-2%)
ORIGIN North America
PHYSICAL/STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES Properties Heavy and hard with medium bending range and stiffness and high crushing strength. Very good for steam bending
PURCHASING CYCLE 12 month
STORAGE ADVICE Under cover
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS Construction, furniture, flooring, architectural interiors, internal joinery, stairs and mouldings, doors, kitchen cabinets, panelling and coffins
WORKING QUALITIES Machines well, nailing and screwing is good although pre-boring is recommended and can be stained and polished to a very good finish. Performs best when dried slowly, reducing opportunity for de-grade such as splits and warp. High shrinkage and susceptible to movement in performance under variable moisture conditions
Oak - American Red
ProductCodeStockedEnvironmental Credentials
KD FAS/FAS1F
1"HSORM025Yz ☎
1.25"HSORM032Yz ☎
1.5"HSORM038Yz ☎
1.5 x 10"+H0004919Yz ☎
2"HSORM050Yz ☎
2.5"HSORM063Yz ☎
3"HSORM075Yz ☎