Wood used for manufacture of furniture, interior woodwork, picture frames, floors, doors, panels clad and musical instruments.
The fine texture combination, wavy wire yet uniform and mid tones color, added much to American cherry popularity. It has the same touch, and also many qualities of true mahogany (Sweitenia sp.), which today is very challenging to purchase. The American cherry, has some “dirty” spots throughout, but it darkens soon after prepared, and with appropriate finishing to conceal those imperfections. It´s very reactive to light.
Weight: Medium (580 kg/m3 ) Type: hardwoods of the temperate zone
Color: reddish brown mean that darkens quickly
Other names: American cherry, cherry cabinet
Alternatives: Peroba rosa (Aspidosperna Polyneuron ) Furniture ( P. avium ) Origin: North America
Texture: Thin uniform
Wood grain: Straight
Hardness: Moderately Harsh
Drying and stability: fast drying, without major distortion and with continued movement moderated
Degree of waste: Low
Width of the parts: Good
Thicknesses of parts: Good
Application: wood used for manufacture of furniture, interior woodwork, picture frames, floors, doors, panels clad and musical instruments.
Type: hardwoods of the temperate zone