The sapwood of red oak is white to light brown and the heartwood is a pinkish reddish brown. Red oak is similar in general appearance to white oak, but with a slightly less pronounced figure due to the smaller rays. Red oak is mostly straight-grained, with a coarse texture. Red oak stair treads can be stained with a wide range of finish tones and has great wear-resistance. We use only the higher quality grades of red oak lumber for our red oak stair treads.
The Hardwood Lumber Company manufactures high quality handscraped stair treads and at affordable prices. You will be very happy with the quality of our red oak handscraped stair treads. Our handscraped stair treads are milled with new state of the art equipment. We can make the handscraped stair treads with a left or right hand return. Or we can make them with a double end return to any length. Red oak handscraped stair treads are available in standard sizes or can be custom made to your specifications. Handscraped stair treads are also available in almost any other hardwood species.
All sizes are overall including the return(s). For example a single return 36" tread will have a 34-3/4" throat size.
Handscraping adds a rustic look to any stair tread. Each of our treads is carefully scraped by hand.
The handscraped stair treads on this page are unfinished. If you are looking for prefinished handscraped stair treads go to this page. prefinished handscraped stair treads
Lead time on handscraped stair treads is 2 to 3 weeks.