Red Oak Lumber at AFP Logs & Lumber, Inc. in Buckhannon, WV
Red oak machines well, nailing and screwing are good although pre-boring is recommended, and it can be stained to a good finish. It can be stained with a wide range of finish tones. It dries slowly.
The North-Eastern Appalachian region
Furniture, flooring, architectural millwork and moldings, doors, kitchen cabinets, paneling and caskets. Widely available in thicknesses 4/4 through 8/4. Generally available 10/4 and thicker.
36.6% of total U.S.hardwoods commercially available.
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