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DESCRIPTION: Heartwood is brown or reddish brown & the sapwood is light in color. Typically straight grained, but can be wavy or irregular. Texture is somewhat coarse.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: North America
BOTANICAL NAME: Carya Glabra
WORKING PROPERTIES: Pre-drilling required for nailing. Gluing can be difficult. Stains & polishes to a good finish.
USES: Sporting goods, golf club shafts, laminates for tennis racquets, bats, skis, drum sticks, striking-tool handles, hammers, picks, etc. Also used in plywood faces & veneers. Rustic Hickory has become increasingly popular in use as "distressed" hardwood flooring.
JANKA HARDNESS: 1820