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Hickory Pecan

Hickory Pecan

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For pricing call 718-633-4300

Available Thickness:

  • Strip flooring is less than 3” wide, and creates a linear effect in a room. It generally is considered “traditional” wood flooring.
    Available in 1", 1¾", 1½", 1⅓", 2", 2¼", 2½", 2¾"
  • Plank flooring is greater than 3” wide. It is linear, like strip flooring, and evokes a casual look.
    Available in 3" or 3¼", 4" or 4¼", 5" of 5¼", 6" or 6¼", 7"

Available Grades:

  • No. 1 Common has a varied appearance, light and dark colors, knots, mineral streaks and wormholes.
  • No. 2 Common is rustic in appearance and emphasizes all wood characteristics of the species.
  • Clear wood has minimal character marks and a uniform color and appearance.
  • Select wood has natural color variations and includes knots, mineral streaks, and other natural characteristics.

Available Cuts:

  • Plainsawn is the most common cut. Characteristics include a varied grain appearance.
  • Quartersawn is more expensive than plainsawn. Characteristics include a uniform grain appearance with ray flecks. Ray flecks give the wood a shimmering flake effect.
  • Riftsawn is more expensive than plainsawn. Characteristics are similar to quartersawn without the ray flecks.
  • Livesawn is a combination of plainsawn, quartersawn and riftsawn.

Available Styles:

  • Strip flooring is less than 3” wide, and creates a linear effect in a room. It generally is considered “traditional” wood flooring.
  • Plank flooring is greater than 3” wide. It is linear, like strip flooring, and evokes a casual look.
  • Parquet flooring can vary in size and generates a geometric, non-linear look. It can be simple or complex in design.

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.

Variations Within Species And Grades: In both hickory and pecan, there are often pronounced differentiations in color between spring wood and summer wood. In pecan, sapwood is usually graded higher than darker heartwood. Pecan and hickory are traditionally mixed by flooring mills.