Carya spp. Hickory is widely known to be very hard, very heavy, and very strong. The sapwood of hickory is light to golden white; the contrasting heartwood light to darker brown.
Hickory grows throughout the hardwood forest of the eastern United States, often together with similar trees known as “Pecan Hickories”. All species of hickory are typically shipped as one.
Hickory lumber is regularly sold in the rough cut form. It can also be surfaced, (S2S), upon request. Hickory can also be provided to customers as SLR2E or in a rustic grade if required.

Use: Cabinets, tool handles, furniture, wall paneling, sporting equipment.

Availability: Typically sawn in 4/4 thicknesses. 5/4 and thicker stock limited in availability.

Hickory Hardwood Lumber Pricing: As a species, Hickory lumber is considered to have a low to moderate hardwood lumber price point. For a quote email us at suddanshu@pannwar.com

Relative Working Properties:
Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Excellent Fair Good Good
Physical Properties:
Specific Gravity (12% M.C.) Average Shipping Weight kilograms (kg) per cubic metre (m3) Air Dry Average Volumetric Shrinkage (oven dry % of Green) Modulus of Rupture (Kilopascals) Modulus of Elasticity (Megapascals) Side Hardness (Newtons)
0.72 716 16.7 139,000 14,900 7,000


North American Species