Oak (also known as Red Oak)
At the heartwood of oak is a light to medium brown color, commonly with an olive cast. Nearly white to light brown sapwood is not always sharply demarcated from the heartwood. Because of its strong and hard quality, oak is commonly used for furniture, especially in the northeastern United States. It is an attractive wood with a large variable grain pattern and a slightly red hue when compared to White Oak. It is one of the hardest woods and less likely to get pits or indentations. Red Oak Janka hardness rating = 1290.
Rustic Oak has the same features as oak (Red Oak); however, Rustic Oak will include knots and may have voids (naturally occurring holes in wood). Occasional worm holes are allowed and sometimes present. Rustic Red Oak Janka hardness rating = 1290.