Cherry

$7.00$8.75

(Prunus serotina)

Heartwood is a light pinkish brown when freshly cut, darkening to a medium reddish brown with time and upon exposure to light. Wide sapwood is a pale yellowish colour. It is not uncommon for boards to contain at least some sapwood portions along the outer edges.

The grain is usually straight—with the exception of figured pieces with curly grain patterns. Has a fine, even texture with moderate natural lustre. With a Janka hardness of 950, it is a applicable to a variety of tasks and will withstand stress and denting. Black cherry is known as being great for all around workability. It is stable, straight-grained, and machines well. The only difficulties typically arise if the wood is being stained, as it can sometimes give blotchy results—using a sanding sealer prior to staining, or using a gel-based stain is recommended.

Black cherry is considered a premium cabinet hardwood, and prices are in the mid to upper range for a domestic hardwood.

Common Uses: Cabinetry, fine furniture, flooring, interior millwork, veneer, turned objects, and small specialty wood items.

Description

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Additional information

Weight 52 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 12 × 6 cm
Grade

Select or Better

Thickness

1", 1.25", 1.5", 2", 2.5"

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