The heartwood of American cherry varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken on exposure to light. In contrast the sapwood is creamy white. Cherry can be supplied steamed, to darken sapwood or left unsteamed.

 The wood has a fine uniform straight grain, smooth texture, and may naturally contain brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.

Physical properties
and mechanical
  • Specific Gravity 0,50
  • Hardness 4226 N
  • Average Weight 561kg/m3
  • Average Volumetric Schrinkage* 9,2%
  • Modulus of Elasticity 10274 MPa
Propriétés d'utilisation
  • Poor Good
  • Machining
  • Nailing
  • Screwing
  • Gluing
  • Finishing
# Tulipwood
# Ash