American Cherry is a traditional favorite among custom home builders. This beautiful wood features graining that varies from straight to a flame pattern. It sands to a very smooth finish and is easy to mill and glue up. It commonly contains small pits in the wood. It is not as hard as some of the other choices, but few can rival its natural beauty.
American Cherry finishes extremely well. It can be clear coated or easily stained a broad spectrum of colors. You will find cherry stained from a dark, chocolate color to a clear coat, and everything in between. Carpenters and furniture makers love working with this luxurious wood.
Once plentiful, cherry is still relatively easy to find, but is more expensive than many of the other choices. The use of cherry wood in a home makes statement about its owner. It can be found in some of the most exclusive custom homes in America. American Cherry truly is an American classic.