Searched this forum for red oak but no matches. I have a abundance of red oak available to me. It what we use in the wood stove in the house. Is this a good wood to smoke with? Or is white oak what I want. We have many a camp fire in the summer sometimes using this wood. I am thinking of using it as a heat source for a smoke. Start a fire in the fire pit and shovel out the coals to put in the smoker. Would I want to use another wood for flavor? Let the opinions begin..