Species Name: Quercus rubra
Source: Throughout the Eastern United States, especially in the Appalachians, Ohio, and Kentucky.
Color: Slightly redder tinge than white oak (though hard for the untrained eye to tell) and is more uniform in color.
Pattern: Flake figure less prominent than White Oaks.
Characteristics: Slightly coarser grain, with large, rounded, open pores. A little easier to finish than white oak, though both are excellent.
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