Red Oak Wood Countertops and Table Tops

Red Oak

General Description:

Red oak is reddish in color and hardwood floors is a dense wood that resists wear very well.

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Janka Hardness



Red Oak offers a medium range of color variability from lighter tan tones with pinkish highlights to darker browns.

Color Change:

Red Oak undergoes a medium degree of color change over time with a slight ambering of the pinkish tan brown color you get when freshly milled.


Mostly straight-grained, with a coarse texture.


Heavy, very strong, and very hard, with a high shock resistance. Red oak is durable under exposure and has great wear-resistance.


Red oak finishes and stains easily. The open pores absorb more stain, and can be stained beautifully with a wide range of finish tones.