Cherry (American Black) (Botanical: Prunus serotina)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Cherry (American Black) - all products are listed at bottom
Cherry (American Black) By The Numbers:
Cherry (American Black) Compared to Red Oak:
Cherry (American Black) Wood CharacteristicsExtremely popular with cabinetmakers. Cherry is easy to work, fine textured, strong and fairly durable. Highly rated in all working properties including wood bending and turning. Becomes darker and richer with age.
Color RangeReddish 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.
Other NamesBlack 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 UsesFurniture, 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. The Cherry (American Black) tree grows in Eastern USA, Eastern Canada.
Cherry (American Black) Lumber Products for Sale with Prices
Cherry Hardwood Sample
Cherry 4/4 Lumber
Cherry 6/4 Lumber
Cherry 8/4 Lumber
Cherry 12/4 Lumber
Cherry 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Cherry 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Cherry 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
Cherry Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''
Cherry Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Cherry Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Cherry Edge Tape: 13/16'' x 250' Roll
Cherry Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 250' Roll
Cherry Wood Edge Tape: 7/8'' x 25' Roll
Cherry Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 25' Roll
Cherry Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
Cherry Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
Cherry Dowel Rod 1''
Cherry Dowel Rod 1/2''
Cherry Dowel Rod 1/4''
Cherry Dowel Rod 3/4''
Cherry Dowel Rod 3/8''
Cherry Dowel Rod 1-1/4''