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Model Oak Red 2.5x2.5x8

Woodcraft Woodshop - Oak, Red 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" x 8" Wood Turning Stock

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Red oak (Quercus rubra) is a straight-grained wood with a coarse texture that varies according to rate of growth. Color ranges from light cream, pinkish-red to dark tan or golden brown. Machines...

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Red oak (Quercus rubra) is a straight-grained wood with a coarse texture that varies according to rate of growth. Color ranges from light cream, pinkish-red to dark tan or golden brown. Machines with hand and power tools. Used for furniture, cabinet making and turning, takes a stain well. Grain runs with the longest dimension. USA.

Light to medium reddish-brown color
Hard, strong, and moderately priced
Takes stain and finishes very well
Widely used in cabinet and furniture making


Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.

Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.

Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.

Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.

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Oak

North America boasts approximately 60 oak species—some with value as timber and others serving no commercial value for timber. Those species we typically fi nd in woodworking fall under the botanical surname Quercus, Latin for “a fine tree.” Under this classification, the oaks split into two groups—red and white.

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Oak

High strength, good looks and wide availability – just some of the reasons oak has become a woodworking favorite.

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