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From our Forest  to your homewww.hickmanwoods.com
The Hickman Family is involved in the entire process of the flooring              creation          www.hickmanwoods.com
From the forest management              FSC certified in 1999 www.hickmanwoods.com
To the Sawmillwww.hickmanwoods.com
To the Flooring Plant   www.hickmanwoods.com
Allegheny Flooring Species•   White Oak•   Red Oak•   Beech•   Cherry•   Hickory•   Walnut•               Ash, Hard Maple,...
White Oak• Native to Eastern USA• Great Strength• Tall strong powerful looking tree• Bark is a light grey color• Deer & An...
White Oak              • Classic Flooring with a diverse                range of possibilities              • Rift & Quart...
Red Oak• PA grows great Red Oaks• Oaks are key in America’s history• One of the largest and most  important timber trees• ...
Red Oak             • Classic Hardwood Floor             • Beautiful Tight Grain             • Rift & Quarter Sawn Availab...
American Beech• Known as “Mother of the Forest”  for its nutrient- rich humus• Typically reaches 120’ high• Produce large ...
Beech              •   Attractive and cool floor              •   Clear & Natural available              •   Rift & Quarte...
Cherry• Cherry belongs to the rose family.• Colonists used Cherry Tree for its  fruit, medicinal properties, and  home fur...
Cherry         • Cherry is Fine Grained         • Wood has a fine uniform, straight           grain, satiny, smooth textur...
Hickory• Grows to 80-90 ft.• Nuts are edible & tasty• Hickory nuts were used for cooking  oil and to repel mosquitoes by t...
Hickory          • A tough, beautiful floor full of            character          • Great floor for kitchens, high traffic...
Walnut• Attaining heights of 100 -130 ft.• Valued for its edible nuts.• From the time of ancient Greeks  until modern Euro...
Walnut            • Matures to a rich warm color            • Beautiful without a stain            • Wavy grain that produ...
Let us help you with your dream floor!Check out our website for more pictures and information                 www.hickmanw...
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Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring is involved in the entire process of the creation of your hardwood floor. We manage the trees grown here in Western PA, turn the logs into lumber at our sawmill, and create the unfinished award winning hardwood floors for your home.

Learn about the different species available, from the tree characteristics to the flooring characteristics. There is a story and life behind each flooring. Learn about it!

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  1. 1. From our Forest to your homewww.hickmanwoods.com
  2. 2. The Hickman Family is involved in the entire process of the flooring creation www.hickmanwoods.com
  3. 3. From the forest management FSC certified in 1999 www.hickmanwoods.com
  4. 4. To the Sawmillwww.hickmanwoods.com
  5. 5. To the Flooring Plant www.hickmanwoods.com
  6. 6. Allegheny Flooring Species• White Oak• Red Oak• Beech• Cherry• Hickory• Walnut• Ash, Hard Maple, Spaulded Maple, & Aspen Ceiling also available www.hickmanwoods.com
  7. 7. White Oak• Native to Eastern USA• Great Strength• Tall strong powerful looking tree• Bark is a light grey color• Deer & Animals love the acorns and small saplings for food• average height– 65’-80’ high,• 36” – 48”diameter www.hickmanwoods.com
  8. 8. White Oak • Classic Flooring with a diverse range of possibilities • Rift & Quarter Sawn Available • Beautiful Grain Patterns • Quarter Sawn shows magnificent fleck character • Clear or Natural Grades • The Original Allegheny LIVE SAWN • Looks amazing in modern homes to traditional homes • Takes color stain very well • Great floor for Pets!www.hickmanwoods.com
  9. 9. Red Oak• PA grows great Red Oaks• Oaks are key in America’s history• One of the largest and most important timber trees• Ave. height 80’• 20” – 40” diameter• begins to bear fruit at about age 25 but usually does not produce seeds abundantly until about age 50 www.hickmanwoods.com
  10. 10. Red Oak • Classic Hardwood Floor • Beautiful Tight Grain • Rift & Quarter Sawn Available • Clear & Natural Grades • Natural grade allows for color variation along with knots • dense type of hardwood so it is more resistant to regular wear • World Renown for it’s quality • Sapwood is white to light brown and the heartwood is a pinkish reddish brownwww.hickmanwoods.com
  11. 11. American Beech• Known as “Mother of the Forest” for its nutrient- rich humus• Typically reaches 120’ high• Produce large amount of seeds• Soft smooth pliable grey bark• Like an Aspen, Beech trees are clone organisms• Chips of beech wood are used in the brewing of Budweiser beer as a fining agent www.hickmanwoods.com
  12. 12. Beech • Attractive and cool floor • Clear & Natural available • Rift & Quarter Sawn Available • Light toned • Strong and durable • Very uniform appearance • Subtle straight grain with a close uniform texturewww.hickmanwoods.com
  13. 13. Cherry• Cherry belongs to the rose family.• Colonists used Cherry Tree for its fruit, medicinal properties, and home furnishings.• Easily identifiable by its very dark, thick, corn flake like bark.• Fruit is used in jam, pies, soda and ice cream.• Ave. height 60’ -80’ feet.• Beyond 80 – 100 years diameter growth slows, and mortality of cherry increases rapidly. www.hickmanwoods.com
  14. 14. Cherry • Cherry is Fine Grained • Wood has a fine uniform, straight grain, satiny, smooth texture. • The heartwood varies from a rich red to reddish brown and hues will darken with age on exposure to light • Sapwood is creamy white. • Often used as a border along with an oak or hickory floorwww.hickmanwoods.com
  15. 15. Hickory• Grows to 80-90 ft.• Nuts are edible & tasty• Hickory nuts were used for cooking oil and to repel mosquitoes by the Native Americans• Does not start producing seeds until 40 years old• Shagbark hickory is easily identified in the woods due to it’s shaggy bark. www.hickmanwoods.com
  16. 16. Hickory • A tough, beautiful floor full of character • Great floor for kitchens, high traffic areas, and families! • contrasting color tones come through from the lighter blonde sapwood and darker brown heartwood to create a very interesting pattern from board to board.www.hickmanwoods.com
  17. 17. Walnut• Attaining heights of 100 -130 ft.• Valued for its edible nuts.• From the time of ancient Greeks until modern European history, Walnuts symbolized fertility and were strewn at weddings.• Scratching the shell of the nut creates a wonderful citrus aroma• Walnut’s lifespan is only approximately 120 years www.hickmanwoods.com
  18. 18. Walnut • Matures to a rich warm color • Beautiful without a stain • Wavy grain that produces an attractive and decorative figure • Natural grade will have creamy white sap wood • Heartwood is light brown to dark chocolate brown. • Tough hardwood of medium density, has more potential for dings than hickory or oak.www.hickmanwoods.com
  19. 19. Let us help you with your dream floor!Check out our website for more pictures and information www.hickmanwoods.com
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