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 Hickory / Pecan A Domestic Hardwood Flooring Species

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Hickory / Pecan Wood Floors

 Appearance: Color: Pecan heartwood is reddish brown with dark brown stripes; sapwood is white or creamy white with pinkish tones. Hickory heartwood is tan or reddish; sapwood is white to cream, with fine brown lines

Grain: Pecan is open, occasionally wavy or irregular. Hickory is closed, with moderate definition; somewhat rough-textured.

Availability: Readily, not parquet patterns

Properties: Hardness: 1820 Janka Table, 41% harder than Northern red oak Durability: Combination of strength, hardness, toughness and stiffness not found in other commercial wood.

Workability: Sawing: Difficult to season, good Nailing: good, prone to splitting Sanding: Difficult due to density, sanding marks may show Finishing: No known problems

Although hickory hardwood floors are most often suited to a rustic or ranch-style home, they are not limited to that type of  decorating or architecture styles. Different grades of hickory hardwood floors can be chosen to create an entirely different look depending on what you are trying to achieve.

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