Heavy, stiff, strong, hard. Good bending properties and shock resistance, lower decay resistance. Kiln dries well, retains shape. Nails and screws moderately well.
Furniture-especially bent wood chairs. Paneling, Cabinets, Sporting goods-bats, oars, water skis. Tool handles-rakes, hoes, shovels, etc.
Light, soft, weak. Stable after seasoning. Lower nail holding property, but resists splitting. Easily worked, glues and holds paint well.
Heavy, strong, shock resistant, readily bent under steam. Holds nails well, has tendency to split. Heavier than most hardwoods. It requires care in kiln drying and working.
Furniture-especially unfinished, bent stock, chair backs and rungs. Paneling, Flooring, Toys, Novelties. Food Containers, Boxes, Handles, Millwork, Ties, Cooperage
Hard, heavy, strong, high shock resistance.
Furniture, Paneling, Interior Trim, Toys, Novelties, Woodwork, Cabinets.
Heavy, strong, stiff, high resistance to shock and abrasive wear. Holds nails well. Glues, stains, turns, carves and polishes well.
Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Handles, Paneling, Cabinets, Wooden-wear, Toys, Bowling Pins, Shoe heels, Flooring-truck beds, ballrooms, skating rinks, bowling alleys, textile plants and other floors.
Strong, stiff, staple. Softer, lighter in weight. Readily worked, holds nails well. Glues, finishes satisfactorily.
Furniture, Veneers, Unfinished Furniture, Interior Finishing, Cabinets, Novelties, Boxes, Crates, Ties, Pulpwood. Distilled to make acetic acid and wood alcohol.
Stiff, strong, stable, resistant to shock. Moderately hard and heavy. Bends and glues well. Great stability makes it popular for carpentry levels, pattern making and backing for print plates.
Fine Furniture, Fine Veneer, Interior Trim, Paneling, Cabinets, Instrument Cases.
Very hard, very heavy, very strong. Appalachian Hickory easier to work than that from other regions.
Furniture, Handles, Cabinetry, Sporting Goods-Gymnastic parallel bars, skis.
Very heavy, hard and stiff. High wear and shock resistance. Ring porous-one can blow through wood endwise. Pores grow smaller from spring to summer wood.
Fine & Unfinished Furniture, Flooring, Paneling, Interior Trim, Cabinets, Truck Bodies and Floors. Very porous. Great for Crossties, Mine Timbers, Posts.
Very heavy, hard and strong. Ring porous. Abrupt variation in pore size from springwood to distinctly smaller in summerwood. Extra care required in seasoning.
Fine Furniture, Unfinished Furniture, Flooring, Sub-flooring, Interior Trim, Cabinets, Handles, Boxes, Farm Implements, Boats, Ships, Barrels, Kegs, Casks.
Diffuse, porous, lightweight. Moderately stiff, relatively stable, easily worked.
Furniture, Veneer Cores, Paneling, Cabinets, Pattern Stock, Weatherboard, Siding, Interior Trim-window sashes, door frames, woodwork, molding.
Heavy, hard, strong, stiff, stable and has good shock resistance. Easily worked with hand or machine tools, readily carved, turned, glued and polished.
High Quality Furniture, Fine Veneers, Custom Cabinets and Paneling. Gunstocks, Interior Trim, Special Flooring, Woodwork.