Common Names/Species: Black Cherry, Wild Black Cherry, or Wild Cherry
Scientific Name: Prunus serotina
Description: Cherry is easy to work, fine textured, strong and fairly durable. This makes this species popular with cabinetmakers. Highly rated in all working properties including wood bending and turning. Becomes darker and richer with age.
Common uses: Architectural Millwork, Furniture, cabinets, joinery
Sources: Eastern United States
lbs/BF (dry): 2.88
Hardness: Moderately Hard
Decay resitance: Resistant