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Is Hickory good for woodworking?

Common Uses for Hickory
Lending itself to an attractive rustic look and its hard-wearing properties, hickory is an excellent choice when durability is a key factor. Hardness and durability are key reasons that Hickory has long been popular for tool handles, wooden ladders, dowels, and sporting goods.

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Also know, does Hickory make good lumber?

Hickory is exceptionally heavy, hard, strong and shock resistant, but flexible, with a coarse and straight grain. Hickory wood is currently used to make home decor, such as flooring, cabinetry and furniture, as well as tool handles (hammers, picks axes, etc.), sporting goods equipment, industrial applications.

Also Know, are hickory trees worth money? High-quality hickory logs are certainly on-par with red oak species—some instances more valuable, some instances less valuable. This of course depends upon who purchases your standing timber and the quality of your trees. White oak and black walnut are still pretty hot right now!

Considering this, what wood is closest to Hickory?

The density and appearance of pecan is so similar to hickory that the National Hardwood Lumber Association will not separate it from the hickory species. The majority of hickory and pecan lumber products are simply referred to as hickory, with no distinction between the different species.

Is hickory wood expensive?

Oak is generally the least expensive of the three. It typically costs around $2.50 to $6 per square foot. Maple is close in price to oak at around $3 to $6 per sq ft. And hickory runs about $3.50 to $7 a square foot.

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