R.L. Colston 3/4" x 5" Red Oak
R.L. Colston- 3/4" x 5" Rustic Red Oak Unfinished Square Edge Solid Hardwood Flooring
R. L. Colston & Sons offers traditional 3/4" unfinished solid hardwood in a variety of species. 2-1/4" to 5" widths.
- 3/4" Unfinished Solid Hardwood Floors
Red Oak is America's most popular wood floor choice!
What is "Rustic Grade"?
Please note unfinished flooring is sold in open, strapped bundles and not sold in boxes. This product must be purchased in bundles. Bundle size may vary.
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Comments about R.L. Colston 3/4" x 5" Red Oak:
Instal was easy . wood stained beautifully and finished easily. Minimal sanding for smooth finish.
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Q:Does this product require sanding after installation for uniform height if sub-floor is level?
A:Yes, this unfinished flooring will need to sanded and finished after installation.
Q:Can cork floors be used in kitchens where a table and chairs are being used? I am concerned with the wear and tear of chairs dragging back and forth over a period of time.
A:Floor protection by means of maximum sized felt pads on all furniture and
Q:Does this wood stain well with a dark stain like cherry and a glossy polyurethane?
A:Yes, Oak wood takes dark stains very well.
Q:is this flooring in stock?
A:If this flooring is not readily available and in stock at your local store we would ship it there from our main warehouse in Virginia at no charge to you and depending on which state you live would be the shipping time frame.
Q:Do you recommend gluing this floor to prevent cupping or is nailing adequate?
A:Nailing is adequate provided there are no moisture issues from below that may cause the wide boards to cup.
Q:What are the length of the flooring? I noticed you had 1' to 7' and 18" to 9'. Which is it? How large are the knot holes, and do you remove pieces that are chattered by the planer? If not how deep are you allowances?
A:This is a random length wood product that comes 1’ to 4’ in length, the average length is about 2'. Rustic and Better ALTERNATE GRADE NAME(S): Also referred to as Third Grade or #2 Common SUMMARY: The purpose of Rustic grade flooring is to produce a floor suitable for homes, general utility use, or where character marks and contrasting appearance is desired. Rustic grade flooring has a lower average plank length than Natural grade flooring. DETAILED: Rustic Grade flooring may contain all natural variations in coloration and sound wood characters except severe defects such as: shattered or rotten ends, badly split ends, shake, advanced rot, or severe milling imperfections which would materially impair the serviceability of the floor. Knot holes and open characters which can be readily filled are admitted. Rustic grade pre-finished flooring may have a plank face that contains a limited amount of finishing imperfections including, but not limited to: light/moderate grainy surface, debris, streaks, uncoated bevel, dents/ scratches, lipped ends, or orange peel/ropey finish. Finish skips are not permitted. When assembled, Rustic grade flooring should not exhibit gaps exceeding 0.031”or end/side over-wood(e.g. height variation between adjacent boards) exceeding 0.030”. NOTE: This grade description is intended only to provide general characteristics of the identified wood grade, and is not all-inclusive. Specific wood characteristics and acceptance criteria may vary by wood species. A 5% allowance per box is established for pieces exhibiting one or more milling, grading, or finishing defects.
Q:is this tongue and groove wood flooring i could not find the info for that.
A:Yes this is a T & G product.
Q:What is rustic grade flooring? Is this the same as #2 COMMON oak?
A:Rustic and Better
Q:Someone else asked the lengths of your flooring. The answer was 9 feet to 18 inches. That sounds awfully strange to me. I have the same question and would like clarification.
A:This product comes in random lengths 1' to 7'.
Q:What are the lengths of the pieces?
A:9' to 18" lenths