Cherry // Prunus serotina

Cherry lumber wood, Prunus serotina lumber for woodworking
"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."
 
color of Cherry
Color Range
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.
other names for Cherry
Other Names
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
uses for Cherry
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, joinery, intarsia, veneer, interior millwork, small accessories
the Cherry tree
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
map of where Cherry grows
Weight

3

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-16.20% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

660

Janka Rating
-48.84% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.54

Specific Gravity
-15.62% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak


Cherry Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Cherry Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
$8.00 ea.
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Cherry 4/4 Lumber
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Cherry 4/4 Lumber
$7.99 /Board Feet
Cherry 1/2" Lumber
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Cherry 1/2" Lumber
$6.99 /Square Feet
Cherry 6/4 Lumber
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Cherry 6/4 Lumber
$8.49 /Board Feet
Cherry 8/4 Lumber
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Cherry 8/4 Lumber
$8.99 /Board Feet
Cherry 12/4 Lumber
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Cherry 12/4 Lumber
$12.99 /Board Feet
Cherry 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
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Cherry 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$119.00 /Pack
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Cherry 1/2" Thin Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
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Cherry 1/2" Thin Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$109.00 /Pack
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Cherry 6/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, 5"+ Widths
 
Cherry 6/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$109.00 /Pack
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Cherry 8/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, 5"+ Widths
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Cherry 8/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$129.00 /Pack
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Cherry 4/4 Shorts Pack: 6 Boards, 24" Long On Sale
 
Cherry 4/4 Shorts Pack: 6 Boards, 24" Long
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$79.00 $59.00 /Pack
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Cutting Board Kit - White Oak, Cherry & Walnut On Sale
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Cutting Board Kit - White Oak, Cherry & Walnut
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$84.99 $69.99 /Pack
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Cherry, Bubinga & Maple Cutting Board Kit On Sale
 
Cherry, Bubinga & Maple Cutting Board Kit
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$129.99 $109.99 /Pack
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9 pc Cutting Board Strips Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x18" On Sale
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9 pc Cutting Board Strips Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x18"
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15 pc Wood Squares Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x12" On Sale
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15 pc Wood Squares Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x12"
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Cherry Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32" On Sale
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Cherry Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
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Cherry Dowel Rod 1''
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Cherry Dowel Rod 1''
$14.99 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 3/4''
 
Cherry Dowel Rod 3/4''
$9.99 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
 
Cherry Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
$19.99 ea.
Cherry Veneer Set - 3 pcs
 
Cherry Veneer Set - 3 pcs
$9.99 /Pack
1/16" Cherry Veneer Pack
 
1/16" Cherry Veneer Pack
$16.99 /Pack