Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterExtremely tough and resilient. May be somewhat difficult to work with hand tools. Hickory looks very nice when finished.
Color RangeWhite cream with brown streaks to tan.
Other NamesShellbark hickory, Hickory, Big shagbark hickory, Kingnut
Some Typical UsesBaseball bats, cabinetry, Drum sticks, Fishing rods, Flooring, Skis, Sporting Goods, Textile equipment, Tool handles, Vehicle parts
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 North America
4.16lbs /Bd. Ft.
1880Janka Rating (?)
0.64Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Hickory:
Ease of Finishing