Hickory 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber

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Hickory 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

$93.00 /Pack

1-2 $93.00
3+ $83.70 /Pack (10% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details
Flat Rate U.S. Shipping
$0.00 West of Mississippi River
$10.00 East of Mississippi River
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Board Foot Cheat Sheet
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hardwood lumber sizes
Hickory lumber pack comes with an assortment of widths and lengths.
Here's what you can expect:
13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S.
Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) to 13/16" actual thickness. May still require you to flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project.

Learn more in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"

3" to 8" Widths

This is the range of widths that are usually available in this pack.

  • Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range
  • Special hand-selection is avaialble at an additional fee, please contact to inquire
  • Edges are rough sawn
  • Straight edge ripping service is available for a small fee

24" to 46" Lengths

You get a variety of lengths with the ends trimmed.

Here's the perfect assortment of boards for your small fine woodworking projects, or when you want to try just a little bit of this wood!
 
A 10 board foot Craft Pack is simple, plus we stand behind it with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. It includes a great mix of boards that total 10 board feet of hand-picked lumber, and you'll get a fantastic assortment of sizes: from 3'' to 8'' wide, and 24'' to 48'' long. All boards come surfaced on 2 sides (S2S) to 13/16'' thick, you can choose to have the boards planed down to a different thickness if you want thin lumber.

About Hickory (Carya spp)

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

map of where Hickory tree grows
Hickory is a domestic wood from North America

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.
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.
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

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another
  1. Decide how much board footage you need
  2. Factor in enough to work with! You'll want to arrange grain patterns, sort color, fix mistakes, run test cuts, make finish samples, etc.
  3. Lumber comes in random widths and lengths. If you need special size considerations, please let us know by using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form or by confirming your needs by phone or email.
  4. Expect your final amount of footage to change slightly. Buying by the board foot is an exercise in estimation, therefore we don't know the precise amount of footage you'll receive (and be billed for) until we physically select the wood for your order.
  5. We want to get your order right! So we may need to contact you for clarification. Please use a good phone and email during checkout.

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our article if you want the full explanation.

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Ratings Snapshot
4.6
out of 5
5 (6)
4 (1)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
87.5%
4.6
out of 5
5 (6)
4 (1)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
87.5%
8 Total Reviews
July 7, 2018
3 out of 5
It was fine
Review by  Sparky from Bishop, Ca
Was glad you are here to help out. Employee made a big mistake in making some shaker style doors. My next lumber delivery was 2 weeks away and this job was ready to be installed. Nobody with in 200 miles had any Hickory. So ordering from Woodworkers Source was the trick to get it done. Thank you. Now the down side the wider board was cupped and very dirty; since I had more than enough to make 2 doors, cutting it up and scraping most was o.k. to get this job done.
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Recommended
December 21, 2017
5 out of 5
hickory
Review by  Chaz52 from Missouri
very well packaged, all 5 boards are 5 1/2" x 48", jointed 4 had to rip 1/2' off 1 board. Great color, very pretty, but all my orders from WS have been that way.
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Recommended
December 13, 2017
5 out of 5
Beginner
Review by  Dog Paddle from Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
I ordered the Hickory craftsman set and was really pleased with the product. This was the very first time that I ordered wood online and I was really happy. I would recommend to anyone that this is a good site to order from. Just a Drill Sergeant stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
September 26, 2017
4 out of 5
Just a regular guy!
Review by  Jon from Missouri
The Hickory contained too much white wood in contrast with the tan wood. This is about the 4th time that I have ordered the 10 bf pack and past shipments have always been a good ratio of white to tan, predominately tan with white on the edges. I know this probably goes against all of the grading rules but was not that happy this time.
Verified Buyer
January 23, 2017
5 out of 5
4/4 Hickory Craft Packs
Review by  Anonymous 
Excellent, clean boards.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
December 6, 2016
5 out of 5
Extremely Pleased
Review by  Morgan from College Station, TX
The wood I received was beautiful and in excellent condition. It was perfect for my project. We had a little hiccup in the shipping, but they went above and beyond to fix it and make sure I had the wood in for my deadline. I am very pleased with my experience with Woodworkers Source.
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