Then, remember these tips: Although hard, black cherry takes detail and finishes beautifully. Open to contractors and homeowners alike. Odor: Has a mild, distinctive scent when being worked. Black cherry is characterized by late maturing fruit and Avoid burning by feeding the stock without hesitation. Flat-sawed wood has the most grain pattern; quarter-sawed boards (growth rings perpendicular to the width of the board), the least. Has a fine, even texture with moderate natural luster. Related Species: Today it is considered an invasive species because it grows so well. Screw-holding ability is good, as is gluing, except where gum streaks are present. For more related content, subscribe to our newsletter! ..Spanish Cedar ..Bloodwood For best results, use a cabinet scraper to remove scratches between grit changes. A pause will burn the wood. Overall, Cherry is noted for having a warm rich appearance. Cherry is an overall very workable wood that machines, tools and glues very well. Highly rated in all working properties including wood bending and turning and becomes darker and richer with age. © 2020 Meredith Corporation. Wild Black Cherry has an exceptionally fine figure and almost satiny light reddish-brown color.

Early New England furniture-makers often found the price of fashionable Honduras mahogany beyond reach and turned instead to native black cherry. Our "own your own Black Cherry tree nusery" solved these problems. There is a shortage of knot-free dimensional Black Cherry wood, particularly in wide board or long length.

And there are several kinds of cherry wood, black cherry, red cherry, and white cherry.

This is because virtually all of the large Black Cherry trees were cut down more than 40 years ago. or fine black lines that are actually gum pockets, that pose added Black Cherry, in my opinion, is a wonderful wood and my personal favorite, except for the expense. Allergies/Toxicity: Breathing Cherry’s sawdust has been associated with respiratory effects such as wheezing. Black Cherry is a favorite medium among top furniture and cabinet makers. Experiment for shades. It can be sawn cleanly, turned well, and planned excellently with standard cutting angles. Finishing: Black Cherry (Prunus serotina) Common Name(s): Black Cherry, Cherry, American Cherry Distribution: Eastern North America Tree Size: 50-100 ft (15-30 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter Average Dried Weight: 35 lbs/ft3 (560 kg/m3) Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a light pinkish brown when freshly cut, darkening to a medium reddish brown with time and upon exposure to light.

We've found that for some reason steel blades burn black cherry less than carbide-tipped blades. Use carbide burrs. But the most common cherry wood used for pipe making is black cherry wood. The heartwood of black cherry has a light pinkish-brown color when freshly cut. irregular scales that peel off easily and a light to dark reddish Black Cherry is not abundant outside its commercial range. It is durable, beautiful and darkens naturally and dramatically over time, especially when exposed to direct sunlight. It is only moderately durable for outdoor projects. was used to make a very potent liquor. Carving hardwoods generally means shallow gouge bevels-15° to 20°-and shallow cuts. ..Hickory Wood To remove small scratches on the finished carving, first sand with a coarse sanding drum followed by a fine sanding drum. your passes to less that a 1/16" and always pay attention to the Partner with us and build a Crop Circle® tree plantation anywhere in the world. ..Macassar Common Name(s): Black Cherry, Cherry, American Cherry, Distribution: Eastern North America Endgrain: Semi-ring-porous to diffuse-porous; small to medium pores in no specific arrangement, numerous; solitary and radial multiples of 2-3; mineral/gum deposits occasionally present, though not easily visible with lens; growth rings usually distinct due to a concentration of early-wood pores; medium to wide rays visible without lens; parenchyma absent. challenges in finishing. It is described as wood for fine furniture. pipes, musical instruments, turnery, carvings, etc. ..Maple To hasten cherry's natural tendency to darken, mix a solution of 1or 2 ounces of sodium hydroxide (lye, poisonous) to a gallon of water, brush it on the wood, then neutralize with water. You have an option to sell the trees anytime while they are growing or plant them and create your own Black Cherry tree plantation. attention to your sanding preparation. of all the domestic wood species. It is as strong ..Lacewood

The species is widespread and common in North America and South America.