Hickory Wood

Grain Type: Coarse feel from a close grain pattern

Color: Ranges from reddish to light brown, lots of color variety

Advantages: One of the hardest woods for floors, very heavy and dependable, shock resistant, extremely resistant to decay and highly durable, has become one of the more popular traditional woods for flooring projects in recent years due to its appearance and dependability

Disadvantages: This wood can split when nailed, ruining the appearance of the wood, DIY projects with hickory without extensive experience are not advised