Red Oak - Live Sawn - Rift & Quarter Sawn

RED OAK (QUERCUS RUBRA)

Pennsylvania, especially along the Allegheny Plateau, is known worldwide for growing top quality Red Oak trees. There are more subspecies of Red Oak growing within this region, which creates a variety of color throughout the flooring. This tree has been one of the largest and most important timber trees in America’s history. Red Oak is a classic American hardwood floor, and the Rift & Quarter Sawn adds a unique level of character and beauty. Red Oak is a great option to update a home that already has red oak throughout.

Red Oak, the classic American Floor. Now offered as Live Sawn or Rift & Quarter Sawn.

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Red Oak - Live Sawn - 6”,7”,8”
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Red Oak - Rift - Clear - 5"
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Red Oak - Rift & Quarter - Natural - 3”
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Red Oak - Rift & Quarter - Natural - 3"
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Red Oak Live Sawn 5"

Red Oak - Live Sawn Characteristics

  • Varying grain from plain sawn cathedral grain to rift sawn and quarter sawn throughout each board.
  • Natural characteristics and sound knots, mineral streaks, worm holes, sapwood and heartwood.
  • The wider the plank the more these unique characteristics are displayed.
  • Quarter sawn figure less dramatic in red oak than the white oak.
  • Very stable floor due to high percentage of rift & quarter sawn.
  • Extremely versatile in design – from rustic to traditional.
  • Wide range color variation from light pinks to dark browns.  
  • Often used to achieve a reclaimed look to floor.
  • Stains well to create a more uniform color if desired.
  • Tight growth rings due to Northern Appalachian lumber.
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Red Oak Live Sawn

Red Oak - Live Sawn Specifications

  • Certification: 100% FSC Certified
  • Availability: Solid & Engineered
  • Source: Western PA, Northern Appalachian
  • Cut: Mix grain PS & RQ
  • Grade: Millrun
  • Styles: Strip, Herringbone, Chevron, Random Width, Wide Plank
  • Edge: Square Edge, Micro bevel, hand crafted edge
  • Milling: Tongue & Groove & End Matched
  • Surface: Unfinished, hand scraped, wire brush, circle sawn
  • Janka Scale: 1280
Solid Engineered
Thickness:
3/4″
5/8" or 3/4″
Width:
3″ - 12″
4″ - 12″
Lengths:
1' – 7′ & 7′ – 12′
2' – 10′ & 2′ – 12′
Construction:
Solid
4mm or 6mm wear layer

Red Oak - Rift & Quarter Sawn Characteristics

  • Straight Grain, mix of quartered figure.
  • Red Oak Rift & Quarter Sawn naturally heavier towards rift than White Oak.
  • Medullary rays in red oak are smaller creating less fleck.  
  • 100% Rift Only & 100% Quarter Only Available.  
  • Very stable floor and recommend for over radiant heat and homes near water.
  • Extremely versatile in design – from rustic to traditional and even modern homes.
  • Natural grade will have a wide range of color characteristics from light pink to dark brown.
  • Select grade will have some color variation and small pin knots and sapwood.
  • Clear grade sorted for more uniform color—No knots and No sapwood.
  • Stains well to achieve a wide variety of color or to blend color variation.
  • Tight growth rings due to Northern Appalachian lumber.
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Red Oak - Rift & Quarter Sawn Specifications

  • Certification: 100% FSC Certified
  • Availability: Solid & Engineered
  • Source: Western PA, Northern Appalachian
  • Cut: Rift & Quarter Sawn, Rift Only, Quartered Only
  • Grades: Clear, Select, & Natural
  • Styles: Strip, Herringbone, Chevron, Random Width, Wide Plank
  • Edge: Square Edge, Micro bevel, hand crafted edge
  • Milling: Tongue & Groove & End Matched
  • Surface: Unfinished, hand scraped, wire brush, circle sawn
  • Janka Scale: 1280
Solid Engineered
Thickness:
3/4″
5/8" or 3/4″
Width:
2 1/4″ - 12″
4″ - 12″
Lengths:
1' – 7′ & 7′ – 12′
2' – 10′ & 2′ – 12′
Construction:
Solid
4mm or 6mm wear layer