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Hickory
 

Common Name: Hickory
Latin Name: Carya Ovata
Characteristics of the Tree: This tree can reach a height of 45m (150ft) and a diameter of 1.2m (4ft).
Characteristics of the Wood: The dense, tough, course textured wood has a white sapwood and reddish-brown to brown heartwood. The hardwood is often contains bird peck and dark brown streaks. Is is shock resistant and excellent for steam bending.
Common Uses: Cabinetry, furniture, chairs, bentwood
furniture, striking-tool handles, drum sticks, and flooring.
Workability: The dense wood will quickly dull cutting edges of hand and machine tools making it difficult to work. It glues satisfactorily.
Finishing: It takes a stain well but can be difficult to finish.
Average Dry Weight: 830kg/m3 (51lb/ft3)
Source Information: "Collins Good Wood Guide", Harper/Collins Publishers

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