Woodcraft Woodshop - Cherry, Brazilian 3/4" x 4" x 48"
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Brazilian cherry (Hymenaea courbaril) also known as jatoba can vary in color, from a lighter orange-brown, to a darker reddish brown, which tends to become darker with age. The grain tends to be...
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- Mahogany-like grain
- Exceptionally strong
- Central/South America
- Glues, stains, and finishes well
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
My Brazilian Cherry purchase
Love the Brazilian Cherry
I bought some of this and some maple to make a cutting board for a family member's birthday and I'm blown away by how beautiful the board is. The vibrant red of the cherry goes perfectly with the creamy white of the maple and the wood is dense enough that even without testing it out, I can tell it's going to survive years of knives running over it.