Clear coating highlights the natural open grain and dark streaks typical of real hickory wood.
Hickory has color variations from nearly white to dark brown. The combination of its hardness, strength, toughness, and stiffness are unmatched by any other hardwood. It is very heavy (50.5 lbs/cu ft), very hard, very strong, very stiff and extremely shock resistant. Hickory is known for its fine, uniform grain.