“Cherry has no rivals that are as easy to work, fine textured, strong and regal in color. It’s highly rated in all working properties including wood bending and turning. Cherry’s color ages to a richer, rusty red brown with any clear finish.”
Reddish brown with a golden luster. Freshly cut cherry is often very pale, but the wood oxidizes to its famously favorable rich brown red in time.
Black cherry, Capulin, Cherry, Chisos wild cherry, Choke cherry, Edwards Plateau cherry, Escarpment cherry, Gila choke cherry, Mountain black cherry, New England mahogany, Plum, Rum cherry, Southwestern chokecherry, Whiskey cherry, Wild black cherry
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, joinery, intarsia, veneer, interior millwork, small accessories
What’s the Tree Like?
Reaches heights of up to 100 feet, about 80 feet average, with a tall trunk of about 24″ in diameter.
Cherry grows in North America
lbs /Bd. Ft.