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American Cherry - Prunus serotina

Cherry is a light pinkish brown when freshly cut, darkening to a medium reddish brown with time and upon exposure to light.  The grain is usually straight and easy to work—with the exception of figured pieces with curly grain patterns. Has a fine, even texture with moderate natural luster.  Common Uses include  cabinetry, fine furniture, flooring, and interior millwork.

Origin:  Eastern North America

Janka Hardness: 950 lbf (4,230 N)

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