A Native American tree, hickories are members of the walnut family. Hickory is the hardest, heaviest and strongest American wood in common use. Westward trekking pioneers allegedly made hickory a prerequisite for their wagon wheels.
Color: White to tan to reddish-brown with inconspicuous fine brown lines.
Characteristics: Extremely tough and resilient, even texture, quite hard and only moderately heavy.
Finishing:The grain pattern welcomes a full range of medium-to-dark finishes and bleaching treatments.
Main Uses: More and more hardwood flooring options, furniture and kitchen cabinets are showing up on the market to allow consumers to use hickory wood as a means to add country living charm to their home environment.