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Interior and Exterior Wood Spiral Stairs


Hickory Hardwood Option from Unique Spiral Stairs



The following is acceptable for interior use

Hickory

Sources
Eastern North America
Other Names
Red Heart & White Hickory
Characteristics
A creamy to pinkish brown wood with straight or wavy grain that is very hard & very heavy.
Milling
Tends to tear out and chip when taking too much off in single passes.
Shaping
Will leave a very good, hard edge or profile, but an irregular grain may cause inaccuracy.
Finishing
Will leave a very good, hard edge or profile, but an irregular grain may cause inaccuracy.
Key Uses
Handles for tools, flooring, & drumsticks, but in recent years has been used more for cabinetry.
Comments
This wood can be difficult to work with, but is available in good widths & lengths & the cost is relatively low.

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