Species: Hickory

Common Names/Species: Pignut Hickory, broom hickory

Scientific Name: Carya glabra

Description: Extremely tough and resilient. May be somewhat difficult to work. Finishes nicely. Good turning wood.

Common uses: Implements, handles, furniture, sports equipment, cabinetry, flooring, musical instruments, turnery.

Sources: Eastern United States

Size/Form: hickory

lbs/BF (dry): 4.14

Hardness: Hard

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