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.