Hickory is the hardest, heaviest and strongest American wood. The sapwood of hickory is white, tinged with inconspicuous fine brown lines while the heartwood is pale to reddish brown. Hickory is coarse-textured and the grain is fine, usually straight but can be wavy or irregular. The wood can be sanded to a good finish. Hickory grain pattern welcomes a full range of medium-to-dark finishes. Our character hickory stair treads have some knots and mineral streaks.
The Hardwood Lumber Company manufactures high quality retrofit stair treads and at affordable prices. You will be very happy with the quality of our hickory retrofit stair treads. Our retrofit stair treads are milled with new state of the art equipment. We can make the retrofit stair treads with a left or right hand return. Or we can make them with a double end return to any length. Hickory retrofit stair treads are available in standard sizes or can be custom made to your specifications. Retrofit stair treads are also available in almost any other hardwood species.
All sizes are overall including the return(s). For example a single return 36" tread will have a 34-3/4" throat size.
The retrofit stair treads are made to fit over your existing stairs. Our retrofit stair treads have a 1" thick bullnose with a 1-1/4" overhang. The body is 3/4" thick.
The retrofit stair treads on this page are unfinished. If you are looking for prefinished retrofit stair treads go to this page. prefinished retrofit stair treads