Hickory

Hickory

Hickory

Wood species / Trade name:

Hickory, Mockernut hickory, bullnut hickory

Names:

  • German: Hickory
  • French: Hickory
  • Chinese: 山核桃

Botanical name:

Carya tomentosa

Character / Color:

The ring-porous,straight-grained wood has a coarse texture. The light early wood contains broad vessels which appear as deep and shiny streaks in the radial cut and as figures in the tangential cut. There's a clear demarcation between the dark late growth and light early growth. The mostly light brown to reddish brown wood with a matte finish contains primarily irregular and wavy annual rings.

Main occurence:

North America

Usage:

Musical instruments, Furniture

Availability

2

Pricegroup

2

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