Hickory // Carya spp

Hickory lumber wood, Carya spp lumber for woodworking
"Extremely tough and resilient with the rustic charm of colory variety and open grain. Don't be fooled, hickory can be difficult to manipulate by hand, but it looks wonderful 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.
Hickory grows in North America
map of where Hickory 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 psi)
Density

0.64

Specific Gravity
Same as red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak


Natural Hickory Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
 
Natural Hickory Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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