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Oak, Red - 1/8" x 3" x 24"

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Red Oak (Quercus rubra) has color ranges from light cream, pinkish-red to dark tan or golden brown. It is mostly straight-grained wood with a coarse texture that varies according to rate of growth. Machines with hand and power tools. Used for furniture, cabinetry, interior trim,...

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Red Oak (Quercus rubra) has color ranges from light cream, pinkish-red to dark tan or golden brown. It is mostly straight-grained wood with a coarse texture that varies according to rate of growth. Machines with hand and power tools. Used for furniture, cabinetry, interior trim, flooring, veneer and turning.

Features:

  • Light to medium reddish-brown color
  • Hard, strong, and moderately priced
  • Glues, stains and finishes very well
  • Native to the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada
Specifications:
  • Thickness: 1/8"
  • Width: 3"
  • Length: 24"
What's Included:
  • (1) Red Oak - 1/8" x 3" x 24" - Dimensional Lumber
Notes:
  • Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
  • Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
  • Cut from quality, kiln-dried stock. The grain runs with the longest dimension.
  • Thin Stock is sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Carving and Turning Blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Plywood sizes are nominal, the dimensions are +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Larger blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Smaller blocks are sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Spindle stock, or stock that is 1-1/2" - 2" wide is sawn to +/-1/8" of the listed size.

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    Perhaps I expected too much!

    I ordered the red oak to laminate onto a a bullet box for my son. (He is a competitive rifle shooter and the box was built to hold .22 cal cartridges in drilled out holes.) Fortunately I only needed an 8" section because the strip of 1/8" red oak was cupped in one direction on one end of the strip and cupped in the other direction on the other end. I was able to get a piece out of the middle and used some serious clamping to glue it in place. Perhaps all sheets of wood that thin have a tendency to warp. Perhaps I expected too much.

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