Hand scraped American Hickory Patina is the type of wood that won't lose its attractiveness no matter how busy the area it's installed in may be. Whether you got a pack of kids wrestling and screaming their way through the house, or a big wet dog putting his paws on everything, Hickory Patina can take it. It's coarse grain is primarily straight but can appear wavy in some instances. This species of Hickory also features knots that accentuate its natural character. The sapwood of American Hickory Patina is white shaded with brown, and its heartwood is light to reddish brown.