Is hickory wood valuable?
Accordingly, how much do hickory logs sell for?
You don't show your location, but Hickory sells for $3 to $4.50 per board foot in my area (4/4; 6/4 or 8/4, respectively). If I used woodweb's calculator correctly, you could have 300+ board feet in that log.
Furthermore, 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.
Also, is Hickory the strongest wood?
Comments: Hickory is among the hardest and strongest of woods native to the United States. On average, Hickory is denser, stiffer, and harder than either White Oak or Hard Maple. The wood is commonly used where strength or shock-resistance is important.
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.