Hickory Cabinets Pictures
A few Hickory Cabinets Pictures. But what is hickory and why is it good for cabinets? Hickory is produced from the Butternut and Shagbark trees. It can range in colors from a white to a dark brown. The nice thing abou hickory is the effect when stained. Stained hickory will very clearly show the texture of the wood and the grain of the wood.
Hickory is useful for cabinets but why. Although not as highly regarded as the favourite oak and maple, it is becoming a more popular choice. Its is extremely strong and as said previously has a beauty about it especially when stained. Although it does have working issues due the the extreme strength in that it can be quite difficult to work with the raw material and needs working for extended periods of time.
This combination of durability, and beauty is making it a now popular choice for kitchens, and staining gives a beautiful look that has been shown to last the test of time. This hardwood with the lovely patterns in the grain is very quick to show colors that range from white to red to dark brown. These mixtures look very good in any kitchen.
One thing hickory does not like is damp. If you tend to have a very damp kitchen then hickory is probably not for you. Hickory wood does not tolerate moisture well at all.
Hickory Wood Cabinets