Hickory » Carya spp

Why Hickory?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

Extremely tough and resilient. May be somewhat difficult to work with hand tools. Hickory looks very nice when finished.
color of Hickory

Color Range

White cream with brown streaks to tan.
other names for Hickory

Other Names

Shellbark hickory, Hickory, Big shagbark hickory, Kingnut
uses for Hickory

Some Typical Uses

Baseball bats, cabinetry, Drum sticks, Fishing rods, Flooring, Skis, Sporting Goods, Textile equipment, Tool handles, Vehicle parts
the Hickory tree

What's the Tree Like?

A large tree with a massive trunk reaches heights of 160 feet with 6-7 feet diameters. Has a very long life - up to 350 years. The Hickory tree grows in Canada, United States
map of where this wood grows
Weight

4.16

lbs /Bd. Ft.
16.20% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1880

Janka Rating (?)
45.74% harder than red oak (1290 lbf)
Density

0.64

Specific Gravity (?)
0.00% less dense than red oak(.64)

Woodworking with Hickory:

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak


Hickory Hardwood Sample
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Hickory 4/4 Lumber
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Hickory 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Hickory Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
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Hickory Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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4/4 Curly Hickory Item#3134
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