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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4.684
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Cherry 4/4 Lumber
$6.99 /Board Feet
Cherry 6/4 Lumber
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4.833
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Cherry 6/4 Lumber
$7.49 /Board Feet
Cherry 8/4 Lumber
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4.85
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Cherry 8/4 Lumber
$8.49 /Board Feet
Cherry 12/4 Lumber
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4.429
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Cherry 12/4 Lumber
$14.99 /Board Feet
Cherry 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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4.542
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Cherry 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
$111.00 /Pack
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Cherry 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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4.557
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Cherry 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
$193.00 /Pack
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Cherry Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'
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Cherry Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'
$16.00 ea.
Cherry Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
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Cherry Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
$28.00 ea.
Cherry 1/4" Thin Craft Hobby Boards (Choose Your Size)
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Cherry 1/4" Thin Craft Hobby Boards (Choose Your Size)
$10.00 ea.
White Oak, Cherry & Walnut Cutting Board Kit On Sale
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White Oak, Cherry & Walnut Cutting Board Kit
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$84.99 $69.99 /Pack
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Cherry Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
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Cherry Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8" x 32"
$15.99 /Pack
Cherry Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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Cherry Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
$28.99 ea.
Cherry Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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Cherry Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
$57.99 ea.
Cherry Edge Tape Iron-On  13/16" x 250' Roll
Cherry Edge Tape Iron-On 13/16" x 250' Roll
$42.00 /Roll
Cherry Wood Edge Tape Iron-On  13/16" x 25' Roll
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Cherry Wood Edge Tape Iron-On 13/16" x 25' Roll
$9.99 /Roll
Cherry Wood Edge Tape Iron-On  2" x 25' Roll
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Cherry Wood Edge Tape Iron-On 2" x 25' Roll
$22.99 /Roll
Cherry Cutting Board Strips
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Cherry Cutting Board Strips
$10.00 ea.
Cherry Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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Cherry Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
$6.00 ea.
Cherry Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Cherry Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
$10.00 ea.
Cherry Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Cherry Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
$14.00 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 1''
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Cherry Dowel Rod 1''
$14.99 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 1/2''
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Cherry Dowel Rod 1/2''
$5.99 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 1/4''
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Cherry Dowel Rod 1/4''
$3.99 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 3/4''
Cherry Dowel Rod 3/4''
$9.99 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 3/8''
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Cherry Dowel Rod 3/8''
$4.99 ea.
Cherry Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
Cherry Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
$19.99 ea.
Cherry Plywood 1/4 G1S on MDF Core - 2'x4'
Cherry Plywood 1/4 G1S on MDF Core - 2'x4'
$20.99 ea.
Cherry Plywood 3/4 G2S on Combi Core - 2'x4'
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Cherry Plywood 3/4 G2S on Combi Core - 2'x4'
$42.99 ea.
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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$99.00 $79.00 /Pack
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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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$110.00 $69.00 /Pack
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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