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4/4 Rough Cut Red Oak Lumber

Red Oak is one of our most popular domestic woods!

This North American hardwood works well with both hand and power tools. Priced very economically and easily sourced, this is a popular wood species used for just about all interior woodworking applications. If you’re looking to steam bend, you can expect good results with Red Oak. It also glues well and takes finish well though a pore filler may be desired to fill in the coarse grain.

Although these boards have been skipped dress to show colour and grain, they will still require some TLC and additional milling. If you would prefer to have the milling done for you - check out our S4S Red Oak Lumber.

Looking to save? Check out our Red Oak Rough Cut Lumber Packs.

What can you expect?

We will carefully handpick a high quality board for you. We pay close attention to the wood species characteristics so we can send you a board that well represents each wood type. 

  • 15/16" thick
  • 5" wide
  • 24", 36", or 48" long

In order to offer more protective packing for shipping - our lengths are often 1/4" less than sizes listed. Need a longer length? Please email us for a quote.

Rough Cut Lumber

Who are they for? These are ideal for those who enjoy working with machinery or hand tools to mill their own boards.

We use this term to describe boards that require additional milling. Rough Cut Lumber have been run through the planer to show the grain however they have not been dressed. You will need to mill both faces and edges. Rough Cut Lumber are available in specific lengths with varying widths.

For example: 4/4 x 6" x 24”

You will receive a board that is just shy of an inch thick, with a width in the range of 5-6”, and is 24” long.


S4S Lumber

Who are they for? These are ideal for those who aren’t equipped with the necessary tools to flatten and straighten boards.

The term “surfaced” or "dressed" refers to a piece of wood that has been milled. To achieve the necessary dimensions, we select a larger board to work from. Both faces and edges are then surfaced so you can be assured that the board is flat and straight. These boards are available in specific sizes.

For example: 3/4” x 5-1/4” x 24”

Rough Cut Lumber vs S4S Lumber

Width: 5"
Length: 24"
Original price $12.95 - Original price $20.95
Original price
$12.95 - $20.95
Current price $12.95
Ordering Information

In-Store Pickup: Most orders are completed within 2 business days. We will contact you via email when your order is ready for pickup.

Shipping: Most orders are packaged and ready for shipping within 2 to 4 business days of ordering.

For more information on Shipping & Returns click here.

Customer Reviews

Based on 22 reviews
Doug MacGregor (Montreal, CA)
Quality of lumber is excellent but...

I am glad I found this source for premium quality hardwoods. The Ottawa region had been missing this valuable resource for some time.
The order I placed was not large, as I wanted to evaluate the quality of the product as well as the overall purchase experience.
The order was fulfilled within a reasonable time and delivered in a timely manner but...
After placing the original order I quickly discovered that I had forgotten to add one additional item. I quickly called and mentioned that I needed one additional piece of 3/4 inch X 7 1/4 X 36 piece and could it be planed down to 11/16 inches.
I was told it would be.
However when I received the order this additional piece had not been planed as requested.
Since I do not have a planer I had to resort to using a hastilly constructed router sled which gave acceptable but not the same results as if planed.
Otherwise I am satisfied with the overall purchase and will do so again but next time making sure the instructions are followed.
Thank you for bringing this resource to Ottawa.
Best Regards

Greg Jeanes (Vancouver, CA)
Great experience

I have ordered from them on a number of occasions now and have never had a bad experience. Their customer service is excellent and they always take time to explain or right a situation. My go to for Woodworking Supplies!

Sherman Zhou (Guelph, CA)
first purchase with good experience

arrival is on time, and the wood I recieved is quite square and flat, not much flaws can be found. I will buy again!