Cherry

The heartwood of cherry varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken on exposure to light. In contrast the sapwood is creamy white.

Overview

Cherry can be supplied steamed, to darken sapwood or left unsteamed. The wood has a fine uniform straight grain, smooth texture, and may naturally contain brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.

Available Thickness:
1", 2", 2.5", 3".

Price*: $$$$$

Working Properties

Cherry is easy to machine. It nails and glues well and when sanded, stained and polished, it produces an excellent smooth finish. It dries fairly quickly with moderately large shrinkage, but is dimensionally stable after kilning.

Durability

Cherry is rated as being very durable and resistant to decay.
* Relative price within product category

Main Uses

Furniture, Cabinet, High Class Joinery, Kitchens, Paneling, Flooring, Doors, Boat Building and Musical instruments.

Wall Paneling
Doors
Kitchens
Flooring
Furniture
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Features

  • Sawing
    Sawing
  • Drilling
    Drilling
  • Carving
    Carving
  • Screwing
    Screwing
  • Gluing
    Gluing
  • Finishing
    Finishing

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