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Quartersawn Cherry Dimensional Lumber

Item #163232 Model Cherry QS 3/8x5x24
Regular price $17.09
Sale price $17.09 Regular price $17.09
Quartersawn wood is very desirable because it is much more dimensionally stable compared to wood cut in a different fashion. It also presents a very b. . . View More Details
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Quartersawn wood is very desirable because it is much more dimensionally stable compared to wood cut in a different fashion. It also presents a very beautiful and straight grain pattern that is sought by cabinetmakers and furnituremakers. However, the yield from the log is lower when it is cut this way, so it can be difficult to find and will cost more.
Cherry (Prunus serotina) features heartwood in reddish brown to deep red, with brown flecks, and will naturally darken with age. It is stabile, straight-grained, and has a decent strength-to-weight ratio, though it’s not as hard as some other denser domestic hardwoods. Cherry machines well with sharp tools and it is considered one of the best all-around woods for workability. Cherry is commonly used in furniture construction (chairs, chests, tables, and accessories), high-end kitchen cabinetry, architectural paneling (as veneer), turned items and steam-bent projects, such as Shaker boxes.

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  • Softer and easier to work, than maple or oak, yet sufficiently hard for case goods and trim.
  • Smooth texture makes it ideal for carving
  • Best color comes with time, apply a clear finish and watch your work mature to a deep, reddish brown
  • Native to the Eastern North America with a high population found in the Appalachian and Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania and New York

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  • (1) Quartersawn Cherry Dimensional Lumber

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