Unfinished Red Oak

Distinctively beautiful, yet rugged, Maine Traditions Unfinished Red Oak is our most popular unfinished floor.

Red Oak is consistently hard, resistant to scuffs and dings, and has a distinctive grain that enhances nearly any decor.

Maine Traditions Unfinished Red Oak is the top choice among professional flooring installers. Available in 2 1/4", 3 1/4", 4", & 5" widths.

Select & Better Grade – Our Select & Better grade unfinished flooring is produced to promote the true quality of Red Oak and Hard Maple. This grade features clear sapwood, with only slight variations in color, consistent grain. Select & Better grade allows for a few solid pin knots 1/2 inch or smaller, occasional mineral streaks not to exceed 1/16 inch, with subtle sugar streaks not to exceed three inches in length. Bark streaks are not acceptable.

2nd Grade / #1 Common – Our unfinished 2nd Grade / #1 Common Red Oak flooring is produced to promote character, while maintaining quality.  Developing heartwood and color variations throughout, slight sticker stain color variations allowed, solid knots up to ½" (not on edges of boards), solid mineral streaks allowed, slight surface checks allowed as long as they can be touched up during the normal smoothing process of the floor when laid. Rot, splits and deep checks are not allowed.  

Live Sawn – Our Live Sawn grade incorporates all of the natural character of the tree from which it was cut – showcasing a full spectrum of Red Oak’s color and grain variations, including knots, checks, pith and intriguing mineral streaks.

Rustic Grade in our unfinished Red Oak includes wide variations in grain and color, with pronounced character. Solid or filled knots, checks, pith, bark and mineral streaks are typically present.